Green Ambassadors Institute is the learning lab of Environmental Charter Schools, offering professional development for educators and organizations looking to implement hands-on sustainable education.
8eakfast & Registration
8:30 – 9:45am Welcome & Keynote Speakers
9:45 – 10:15am Group Discussions
10:30 – 11:30am DEEP DIVE
11:30 – 12:15pm Lunch
12:15 – 12:45pm Get Lit // Keynote
1:00 – 2:00pm TOOLS
2:00 – 2:30pm Group Discussions
2:30 – 3:00pm Closing & Survey Raffle
3:00 – 5:00pm Networking Event at Barsha
APPLY FOR A MINIGRANT – Applications due December 10, 2017
Join a cohort of like-minded educators and receive support in visioning, planning, implementing and sharing an environmental action project with your students and community. Accepted applicants will receive a $300 minigrant for project supplies and personalized coaching to help you implement your project. Need ideas? See last year’s projects here.
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 – Walking the Halls. Showcasing Youth-Led Policy Change.
9:00am – 3:00pm, networking event to follow
See how students and teachers took action on environmental issues across LA. Students, educators and community leaders from across Southern California will gather to share ideas and work with policy movers and shakers to take them to the next level.
The Green Ambassadors Institute — the learning lab and professional development incubator of Environmental Charter Schools — invites K-12 educators, university partners, community leaders and policymakers to the first of three daylong summits that explore best practices in environmental education, service learning and urban sustainability.
Experience our living campuses, engage in collaborative curriculum planning, explore relevant environmental issues across Los Angeles and walk away with partnerships and tools to take back to your colleagues! Through collaborative workshops, curriculum and hands-on field trips, educators and community leaders from across Southern California will get support throughout the year to co-create youth-led environmental sustainability solutions. Read about last year’s series.
WHO CAN ATTEND
The Green Ambassadors Institute is open to K-12 classroom teachers, out-of-the-classroom and outdoor educators, university and community college professors, pre-service teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum specialists, policymakers, business leaders, nonprofits, grassroots organizations, and school administrators. Sub costs will be reimbursed for K-12 classroom teachers. Participants are eligible for $300 minigrants to support an environmental service learning project with students.
Environmental Charter High School (unless otherwise noted)
16315 Grevillea Ave, Lawndale, CA 90260
Contact Sammy Lyon email@example.com.
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