EcoRise NWF Student Showcase 2018
San Antonio Schools Showcase Sustainability Efforts

The National Wildlife Federation and EcoRise will honor schools’ efforts in support of the monarch butterfly and sustainability Event Details: Join San Antonio area students and staff, elected officials, local organizations, EcoRise, and the National Wildlife Federation to celebrate school sustainability and student innovation What: San Antonio Student Sustainability Showcase – Second Annual When: Tuesday, […]

BNY Mellon Partners with EcoRise to Support Sustainability Education in NYC Schools

Curriculum implementation and teacher training will drive positive outcomes for thousands of New York City public school educators and students New York City, NY, April 23, 2018―EcoRise, the school-based, non-profit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, has announced a new corporate relationship with BNY Mellon.  An initial […]

EcoRise Partners with Tomball ISD to Implement Project-Based Learning Academy District-wide

Professional development and curriculum provider, EcoRise, hosts three-year program to teach sustainability through real world project-based program. Houston, Texas, March 23, 2018 – EcoRise, a nonprofit curriculum and training provider based in Austin, is proud to provide an extended project-based curriculum in their largest educational partnership to date. Designed as a three year district-wide program, […]

Our Origin Story

 April 4, 2017 Have you ever reflected on the first time you sensed your personal power? Or maybe just saw a spark of your purpose, the unique impact you offer to the world? I had this moment when I was twelve years old, growing up in the Minnesota countryside. I was standing in my backyard, […]

Cardboard Design Challengers Build Discarded Stuff Into New Dreams

On the Wednesday before Earth Day 2016, LaTerika Wilson, coordinator of the Texas ACE after-school program at Cedars International Academy and longtime EcoRise partner, began counting down: “Three, two, one…GO!” The Cardboard Challenge had begun! With screams of exhilaration, Wilson’s students hurled themselves at the giant pile of donated cardboard in their school courtyard. Dragging […]

Sol Series – Chris Brooks

Sol Series is an effort to share stories from our inspiring community. To celebrate those individuals who are shining, innovating, and building a better world. Lightly jostling each other for space, 6th graders at Clint Small Jr. Middle School in Austin, Texas gather in front of a student-designed mural of a rising sun reading “Eres […]

Time Warner Cable Supports Garden Dig-In

Over a dozen employees from Time Warner Cable got their hands dirty in the garden last Friday at Cedars International Academy, a school in north Austin implementing the EcoRise curriculum and training. The volunteers helped with weeding, mulching, putting in gravel, and installing new garden beds for the after school garden program. Time Warner Cable currently sponsors […]

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards​

Since 1993, the Texas Environmental Excellence Awards have been honoring the most outstanding environmental stewardship projects from across Texas. The EcoRise team is proud to announce that our organization is a finalist this year in the Education category! TEEA is a program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and their mission is to honor the state’s most outstanding waste […]