Creek Farm Education Associates is devoted to the development, delivery and evaluation of effective education programs focusing on ecological and health topics. Located in Bozeman, MT, USA in the Northern Rocky Mountains, Creek Farm and its Associates have delivered environmental education programs throughout North America and the Russian Federation. Creek Farm currently distributes ecological field study materials, delivers on-line, internet-based courses for teachers and works with numerous organizations to produce effective educational programs.
Association Ecosystem and the Moscow Center for Field Studies are devoted to the education of young people in nature. Located in pristine temperate forest northeast of Moscow, Russia, Ecosystem guides teachers and students who study ecology through experiential hands-on learning activities. Ecosystem hosts groups of people from
education, government and nonprofit organizations devoted to educating people about ecology and peoples
relationship to the environment.
EcoDigiArt is a cooperative of Russian creative arts and digital technologists who work with Creek Farm and Ecosystem in the design and implementation of internet and electronic educational resources. EcoDigiArt has developed multimedia resources for teaching ecological field studies, created web sites for educational organizations and manages on-line commerce sites for educational organizations. Located in the forest, close to nature and the Moscow Center for Field Studies EcoDigiArt specializes in the design of effective environmental education materials and their delivery through electronic media.
CREEKFARM NETWORK COLLABORATION
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BOZEMAN, MONTANA, USA
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Michael Brody is a professor and a member of the Curriculum and Instruction Faculty in the Department of Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Development. Presently Creek Farm is working with the Department of Education on the design and implementation of an on-line action research journal for teachers entitled AREXPEDITIONS. The Department of Education also supports Creek Farm sponsored university on-line courses for teachers focusing on ecological field studies.
MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN SCIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAM (MSSE)
Michael Brody is a founding member of the MSSE program steering committee and instructor in the program. Together with Creek Farm, the MSSE Program helps teachers throughout the world take ecological field study courses as part of their graduate degree programs at Montana State University.
BURNS TELECOMMUNICATION CENTER
Creek Farm and the Burns Center have collaborated on internet-based telecommunication programs since 1998. Michael Brody and the Burns Center have developed a number of on-line courses for teachers focusing on ecosystems and field studies.
MUSEUM OF THE ROCKIES (MOR)
Michael Brody is an Associate Research Faculty of the MOR. Together with the MOR, Michael has contributed to the design of the permanent exhibit Landforms/Lifeforms and associated museum teacher education programs.
NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION (NAAEE) WASHINGTON, DC USA
Michael Brody is presently the chair of the NAAEE
International Research Commission. NAAEE is a comprehensive network of environmental educators throughout North America. Creek Farm is a member of this network and contributes to the wide-array of educational materials and programs offered through NAAEE.