Focusing on Students and Teachers

Dear EcoRise Community, My name is Denise Ortiz, and I teach AP Environmental Science and Aquatic Science at New Braunfels High School in Central Texas. As EcoRise’s winter fundraising campaign enters its final weeks, I’m here to tell you first-hand how this organization has changed the lives of my students and empowered me as a […]

Brittany Jayroe facilitating Climate Week 2019 teacher training
Salesforce Brings EcoRise Program to 200 Northeast Educators

E-STEM curriculum implementation and teacher training will drive positive outcomes for thousands of public school students New York City, NY, November 11, 2019—A recent $250,000 grant from Salesforce will allow EcoRise, a K–12 education nonprofit that develops curricula, teacher training programs, and student microgrants related to E-STEM and sustainability topics, to expand its programming in […]

climate education empowering students to be climate leaders
Empowering Student Climate Leaders

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the existential threat posed by climate change, there has never been a more important time to engage students as environmental leaders in our communities. This year, EcoRise is thrilled to be advancing our climate education agenda nationally, working in partnership with school districts, local municipalities, and leading-edge companies […]

EcoRise Receives $250,000 Salesforce Grant to Fund Program in the Northeast

Dear Friends: As we enter the start of the school year, I am thrilled to share some excellent news. EcoRise has been awarded a $250,000 grant from Salesforce in support of our continued expansion in the Northeast! Specifically, Salesforce funding will allow EcoRise to: expand our environmental education programs in New York City and Washington, DC, and launch a […]

Fostering Sustainable Intelligence through Hands-On Environmental Literacy

Strategies in Austin Independent Schools By Abby Randall To foster environmental literacy for every student, at every grade level, sustainability education cannot be limited to after school programs and summer camps. It must be deeply embedded into the school day, in every classroom, in every subject. Schools that are most successful at fostering environmental literacy […]