SME Outreach Resources

MEC can help you spread the word about the importance of mined minerals in everyday life.

 

View this Minerals Education Coalition Introductory Presentation to see everything that MEC has to offer you and your group.

Then browse the resources below and contact Tanya Kriss, MEC outreach coordinator, at mec@smenet.org or 303-948-4221, to talk about how to get started today.

 

MATERIALS

Find K – 12 educational presentations, handouts and tips and learn about select discounted bulk posters for SME members, Sections and Student Chapters.

 

OUTREACH IDEAS

As an SME member, do you attend area education conferences? Does your SME Student Chapter conduct presentations in local schools? Does your SME Section purchase educational materials for local teachers? If so, thank you for contributing to mining and minerals education. If not, the Minerals Education Coalition can help you get involved in local outreach activities.

Learn about outreach opportunities for individual SME members, Sections and Student Chapters, including presentations, exhibiting at conference booths and providing materials to area educators.

 

FUNDING

SME Section grants provide funding for your Section’s local outreach efforts. Applications are due August 1 annually.

 

RECOGNITION 

Get recognition for your local outreach! The Minerals Education Coalition will recognize outstanding individuals and organizations which have significantly aided in its activities and programs.

Learn more and make nominations here. Nominations are due by June 1 annually.

 

TAKE ACTION TODAY

  • Share these outreach resources with your SME Section, Student Chapter or other SME members to get them involved with local outreach activities.
  • Contact Tanya Kriss for more information at 303-948-4221 or kriss@smenet.org.