Posts by: Green Ambassadors

More than 100 Educators Attend Green Ambassadors Institute: Research in Action

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Educators from across Southern California attend workshops showcasing how local research projects can bring environmental change into the classroom… and community “All of the sessions were so inspiring!  There are so many tools that I’m taking back to my classroom to share with my students. Today event was invaluable! “ – GAI Attendee  Educators from […]

ECHS Students Recognized at 2016 Greenbuild Conference

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Recently, 6 ECHS students and an ECHS alumna were recognized at the Women in Green Power Breakfast held at the Greenbuild conference in Downtown LA. The event focused on the "Power of Our Voice" and underscored the important role women play when they step up politically, professionally, socially and domestically. And, true to form, our students stepped […]

Redefining Environmental Education Professional Development at the Green Ambassadors Institute

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By Sammy Lyon, Environmental Service Learning Coordinator, Environmental Charter Schools What if schools led professional development that inspired teachers and students to be active partners in the sustainability movement? We are Environmental Charter Schools — a network of three public schools in South Los Angeles that use the environment to engage students and connect them […]

Students become LEED Green Associates with USGBC

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By Alexandra DeLuca Environmental Charter Schools challenge their students to examine how they think about the environment. Stepping onto the Lawndale campus of a growing network of charter schools in the south Los Angeles area, visitors are greeted by an atypical environment for ninth to twelfth graders. In addition to students and teachers, chickens and […]

ECHS Students Keynote Green CA Schools Summit

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The tenth annual Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition comes to the Pasadena Convention Center November 2-3. Join us and hear ECHS students, Ogechi Hubert and Kaira Castillo, talk about the importance of green schools.  Venture capitalist and Next 10 founder Noel Perry will keynote the opening session along with two students from […]

Green Ambassadors Institute Media Materials

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CALENDAR LISTING (112 words) Professional Development Series for SoCal Educators Green Ambassadors Institute 2016-17: ‘Research in Action’ Dates: Oct 3, 2016 // Feb 25, 2017 // May 6, 2017 Environmental Charter Schools invites educators and community leaders to the Green Ambassadors Institute, a 3-part professional development series on incorporating real-world environmental sustainability issues in your […]

Research in Action: Call for Proposals

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Speak at this year’s Green Ambassadors Institute. We believe in the interconnectivity of social and environmental justice, and of youth and adults working together for a new vision of sustainability. Our Green Ambassadors program works to connect young people and educators to the nature and resources that thrive within our own city through the lenses […]

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Register for the Green Ambassadors Institute

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How do we engage in local policy in this time of national upheaval? National politics got you down? We have good news. Real policy change is happening at the local level. Join us for inspiration, information and tools to engage yourself and your students in meaningful, local policy change related to climate change, water quality […]