Velvet Cooley, Chief Operating Officer of MCCC, and Tygh Valley Head Start Teacher, Nedly Cole, discuss the significant value outdoor education has on young developing minds. Cooley, with a doctorate in outdoor learning environments, and Cole, an enthusiastic outdoor adventurer have found ways to support their student’s social-emotional development and reduce challenging behavior in their new outdoor classroom, lunchroom, playground, and napping area.

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