Amity Sandage

Amity Sandage, President

Amity Sandage is the environmental literacy coordinator for Santa Cruz County Office of Education and leads their countywide effort to build environmental literacy of K–12 students. Amity works to increase student access to outdoor learning and to support teachers in using local environmental connections to increase the relevance of core instruction across content areas and to create opportunities for environmental stewardship and civic action.

Amity previously served as a regional coordinator for the California Department of Education’s California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network. As a graduate of Pitzer College and the Center for Informal Learning and Schools (CILS), she focused on environmental studies, cross-age teaching and service-learning programs, inquiry-based science program development, and the integration of school and community-based education programs.