David Meissner has created and managed a variety of educational outreach programs. He has written educational materials, coordinated with schools, trained educators, and presented to hundreds of classrooms. Below are two examples of his work.
After updating and managing the City of Tucson's water education programs, David conceptualized and helped develop the city's signature recycling education program for elementary school classrooms.
Complete with pre-visit activities, classroom presentations, and post-visit implementation, Too Good to Throw Away! has reached well over 80,000 students since its inception in 2003.
David served as editor of the first edition of Colorín Colorado's Toolkit for Educators: Reaching out to Hispanic Parents of English Language Learners, which included background information for reaching out to Hispanic parents, sample workshops, videos, booklists, and bilingual handouts.
David worked with national experts from the U.S. Department of Education, the American Federation of Teachers, and Johns Hopkins University to develop original content for the toolkit, which is now in its second edition.