Strategic Plan

The mission of Texas Children in Nature is to ensure equitable access and connection to nature for all children in Texas. In 2021 Texas Children in Nature Network released its latest Strategic Plan.

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Network

Leverage the power of a diverse network to amplify impact

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Access to Nature

Increase the number of welcoming natural spaces accessible for all children

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Education

Inspire educators to use outdoor classrooms and nature-based learning

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Health

Engage the health community to use nature as a health strategy

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Community

Encourage nature-based experiences through community organizations

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Policy

Advocate and promote state, regional and municipal level planning, policies, and funding to support outdoor play and learning

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Marketing

Raise awareness of and increase engagement in nature through consistent and unified communication

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Equity

When TCiNN began the process of our 2021 Strategic Plan we worked our equity work in every aspect of our plan. For more information about how equity can be seen in our goals please contact Sarah Coles.

Thank You to Our Strategic Planning Partners

  • Addie Broussard
  • Alicia Mein-Johnson
  • Amalia Sollars
  • April Torres-Conkey
  • Bianca Banda
  • Brittany Johnson
  • Cheryl Potemkin
  • Christie Cowan
  • Darcy Bontempo
  • Dustin Miller
  • Eddie McKenna
  • Erin Shields
  • Gaby Benitez
  • Haily Summerford
  • Hayden Brooks
  • Jaime Gonzalez
  • Dr. Jay Maddock
  • Margaret Russell
  • Melody Alcazar
  • Molly Stevens
  • Nancy Herron
  • Ryan Spencer
  • Shelly Plante
  • Susan Rowe
  • Thea Platz
  • Tanya Zastrow