EcoRise Elementary Teacher of the Year and her 3rd Grade Students from Washington, DC. Photo courtesy of Ana Ka'ahanui.
EcoRise Students Showcase Innovation Across the Nation

The 2018–2019 school year has been a banner year for EcoRise. We are now serving more than 2,000 teachers and impacting nearly 120,000 students. This Spring, we also expanded our student showcases from three cities to five: Houston; Austin; San Antonio; Washington, D.C.; and New York City! The showcases featured 308 students who presented their […]

EcoRise and the National Wildlife Federation to Host 3rd Annual San Antonio Student Sustainability Showcase

Join us to celebrate students who have created a positive social and environmental impact on their communities, the teachers who empower them, and award the EcoRise Teacher of the Year San Antonio, May 14, 2019 – Join San Antonio area students and staff, elected officials, local organizations, EcoRise, and the National Wildlife Federation to celebrate […]

Ecorise and City of Austin Office of Sustainability to Host 5th Annual Central Texas Student Innovation Showcase

Join us to celebrate students who have created a positive social and environmental impact on their communities and the teachers who empower them. Austin, May 1, 2019—EcoRise and The City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability will host the 5th Annual Central Texas Student Innovation Showcase at Austin City Hall on Friday, May 3, 2019 from […]

Sustainability Bubbles to the Top for Richard’s Rainwater

This Earth Month, EcoRise is honoring community partners that positively contribute to improving environmental sustainability. Richard’s Rainwater is an innovative small business based in Dripping Springs, Texas, that aims to urge consumers to think of using rainwater as a viable solution to the global water crisis. The need for clean, safe, and cost-efficient water in […]

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Eversource Leads the Way to Help Empower the Green Workforce of the Future

BOSTON (March 11, 2019) – A new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credential program from Eversource is underway in four Boston-area high schools. By the end of the academic year, approximately 75 students in four schools will have received technical training to prepare them for careers in sustainable design, construction, and operations standards. “There […]

2019 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Education
EcoRise Receives 2019 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Education

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality revealed the winners of the prestigious Texas Environmental Excellence Awards on Friday, March 1, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott and TCEQ commissioners jointly selected the ten winners—based on recommendations from a Blue-Ribbon Committee—in nine categories. In the 27th annual edition of these awards, EcoRise is thrilled to be honored amongst such a […]

Connecting Students to Green Building Careers with LEED Prep

EcoRise is excited to connect high school students to career opportunities in the growing fields of sustainability, clean energy, and green building with our new curriculum, LEED Prep: Green Building Lessons for a Sustainable Future. This program provides students with leading-edge workforce development experience and prepares them to take the LEED® Green Associate Exam™ and […]