Green Mountain Energy, “Back to School with SunClub’s First EcoRise Ambassador” (August, 2018)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “EPA Selects Environmental Education Grantees To Receive $3.3 Million To Support Projects Nationwide” (August, 2018)

Tomball Independent School District, “Tomball ISD and Oakcrest Intermediate math teacher Haley Galyean was selected to participate as an EcoRise Ambassador in Austin later this month” (July, 2018)

Green Schools National Network,  “GSNN Educator’s Toolbox Summer 2018 Catalyst Edition: Professional Development, Resources, Grants, and Awards” (June, 2018)

TL Talk Radio, “Season 4: Episode 40 – EcoRise – Interview with Richard Kincaid and Kate Hoffner [Podcast]” (June, 2018)

USGBC+, “Educators Eye Green Building Strategies to Enhance K–12 Curriculum, Career Preparation” (May, 2018)

The City of Austin, “Our Future is in Very Green Hands” (May, 2018)

Green Schools National Network, “The Intersection of Technology and Sustainability: Using Learning Lab to Support 21st Century Skill-Building” (May, 2018)

Office of Sustainability, City of Austin, “EcoRise and the Office of Sustainability to Host 4th Annual Central Texas Student Innovation Showcase” (May, 2018)

Austin American-Statesman, “Community News: Student innovation showcase Friday” (May, 2018)

Fairfax County Public Schools, “Lake Anne ES Wins Grants to Restore Outdoor Learning Garden” (May, 2018)

US Green Building Council, “2018 Best of Green Schools and Green Apple Day of Service Awards Announced” (May, 2018)

Charity Charge, “6 Inspiring Quotes of Advice from NonProfit Leaders” (March, 2018)

The Learning Council, “Letting Students Save the World: How AISD is taking Sustainability by the Horns” (March, 2018)

Green Schools National Network, “GSNN Educator’s Toolbox: Professional Development, Resources, Grants, and Awards for February” (February, 2018)

We Are Teachers, “10 Awesome Ways to Teach Kids to Pay It Forward” (February, 2018)

Transformative Principal, “Teaching people how to move forward, with Richard Kincaid” (February, 2018)

Green Schools National Network, “GSNN Educator’s Toolbox: Professional Development, Resources, Grants, and Awards for February” (February, 2018)


U.S. Green Building Council, “K-12 curriculum: LEED Prep fosters systems thinking and career exploration” (November, 2017)

EdCircuit, “Using Tech in PBL” (November, 2017)

EdNet Insight, “EcoRise 2016-17 Impact Report” (October, 2017)

EdCircuit, “EcoRise’s 2016–2017 Impact Report Shows Positive Education and Environmental Outcomes” (October, 2017)

TeachThought, “How My Students Create Their Own TED Talks” (September, 2017)

Environmental Protection Agency, “Presidential Innovation Award Winners” (Fall, 2017)

St. Andrews Episcopal School, “Dina Tucker Named EcoRise Ambassador” (September, 2017)

EdCircuit, “Six Teachers Honored As EcoRise Teacher Ambassadors” (September, 2017)

Shades of Green, “Going Back to School Green, EcoRise and Austin Creative Use” (August, 2017)

Principal Center Radio, “Richard Kincaid at EcoRise” (July, 2017)

TeachThougth, “Ep. 75 Sustainability And Project-Based Learning with Richard Kincaid” (June, 2017)

ASCD In Service, “Transforming Schools Through Sustainability” (June, 2017)

Round Rock ISD, “Joe Lee Johnson students awarded grant by Eco-Rise Youth Innovators”  (May, 2017)

The Rivard Report, “Sustainability Showcase: Monarchs, Math, and Students Who Recycle” (May, 2017)

The Learning Counsel, “Letting Students Save the World: How Austin Independent School District is Taking Sustainability by the Horns” (May, 2017)

Forbes, “School District Sustainability: Saving ‘Green’ By Going Green” (May, 2017)

EduTalk Radio, “Gina LaMotte” (May, 2017)

e-School News, “In a shaky political climate, here’s why students are more important than ever“ (May, 2017)

EdCircuit, “The Green Effect: Teaching Students To Build A Sustainable World” (May, 2017)

The Huffington Post, “The Green Effect: Teaching Students To Build A Sustainable World” (April, 2017)

The Huffington Post, “Spearheads of Sustainability: SF Unified School District Takes Action” (April, 2017)

EdCircuit, “Destination: Green Schools: Sustainability Partnership Between EcoRise and Southwest Airlines Takes Off Across America” (April, 2017)

EdCircuit, “Spearheads of Sustainability in Schools” (April, 2017)

MBS Direct, Trending Topics in Education, “Interview with EcoRise” (March, 2017)

The Huffington Post, “School Districts Recognizing Benefits of Sustainable Education” (March, 2017)

Green Schools National Network, “What We’ve Learned: Planting EcoRise Schools in a Green Future” (March, 2017)

Green Schools National Network, “Designing Sustainable Schools: A Conversation with EcoRise Youth Innovations and a Preview of GSCE 2017 Programming” (February, 2017)

EdCircuit, “Are Education Start-Ups the New Dot-Com?” (February, 2017)

Green Schools National Network, “EcoRise Curriculum Partnership Breaks Ground in Biomimicry Education” (January, 2017)

Forbes, “Are Education Start-Ups the New Dot-Com?” (January, 2017)


USGBC+, “Nurturing the Future: USGBC’s Learning Lab Equips Educators with the Resources Needed to Shape Environmentally Literate Students” (July, 2016)

Austin American-Statesman, “Group Aims to Mold Next Generation of Environmentalists” (June, 2016)

Austin American-Statesman, “Con Mi Madre big winner at Philanthropitch” (May, 2016)

Time Warner Cable News, “TWC Launches Earth Day Cardboard Challenge to Help Kids Get Creative with Recyclables” (April, 2016)

Green Schools National Network, “Cultivating Change: EcoRise Students Aim Beyond Classrooms and Gardens” (April, 2016)

Education Week, “Environmental Education at the Local, National, and Global Level” (April, 2016)


Austin Independent School District, “Zero Waste Sustainability Resource Fair” (Spring, 2015)

Austin American-Statesman, “Expo touts eco-friendliness” (June, 2014)

City of Austin Watershed Protection Department, East Austin Environmental Initiative, “Community Supports Student-Designed Campus Projects” (Spring/Summer, 2014)

dwg. studio blog, “ecorise youth innovations” [sic] (April, 2014)

Carma, “Green Inspiration” (April, 2014)

The Austin Chronicle, “Lights. Camera. Help.: Reel Change Film Frenzy” (2014)

Austin Foundation for Architecture (AFA), “EcoRise Youth Innovations” (2014)

Hill Country Alliance, “EcoRise Youth Innovations: Empowering a New Generation of Green Leaders” (2014)

State of Texas Alliance for Recycling, “2013 Environmental Leadership Awards” (2013)

Tribeza, “More Ideas for Exploring the Great Outdoors” (June, 2012, page 47)

Greenlights for Nonprofit Success, “Greenlights Strengthens EcoRise Youth Innovations” (2011)

GivingCity Austin, “Social Innovation Competition” (January, 2011, page 9)