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No Sustainability without Safety: Reflections and resources for educators and families grappling with gun violence

Tara Stafford Ocansey, Executive Director As an organization dedicated to providing professional learning for educators, we often revisit the grounding question, “What is the purpose of education? While there are many ways to answer this question, we are convinced that no educational purpose can be served by continually, and increasingly, exposing our children to trauma, …

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Educating Civic Scientists for a Zero Waste Future

May 19, 2022 Houston, Texas – Tricon Energy (“Tricon”) and the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (“CELF”) are collaborating to improve environmental education and equip students with skills to build a zero-waste future. The collaboration brings together CELF’s proven support for sustainability education in school communities with Tricon’s commitments to social inclusion and circular economy. Tricon …

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CELF’s 2022 Student Symposium Recap Highlights Student Projects

At the end of March, CELF concluded its Spring 2022 Civic Science: Inquiry to Action program with a Virtual Student Symposium! This interactive presentation experience gave students and teachers the opportunity to present their semester-long work to each other, the CELF staff, and scholars and educators from other participating schools. Utilizing a place-based approach, students …

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The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation Announces Executive Director Transition

Founder and Executive Director Katie I. Ginsberg will retire after 20 years leading the organization, with new Executive Director Tara Stafford Ocansey joining from Columbia University Valhalla NY, February 16, 2022. The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) announced today that founder Katie Isaak Ginsberg, who has grown and led the organization tirelessly for the past …

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CELF is Recruiting Interns!

CELF is currently recruiting Sustainability Education Interns (Summer 2022) Sustainability Education Intern: Houston Area Summer 2022 The Sustainability Education Intern will be supporting the preparation and delivery of the 2022 CELF Summer Institutes, as well as social media and operational tasks. This is a hybrid internship based in the Houston, TX area. If you are …

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CELF is hiring!

CELF is currently hiring for a Director of Advancement (Winter 2022) The Director of Advancement will collaborate with the Executive Director to secure a diverse revenue stream for a growing non-profit. S/he will work closely with the Executive Director, senior management, the board of directors, and program staff to achieve CELF’s development goals. S/he provides …

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CELF Virtual Summer Institutes 2021 Recap

Each summer, CELF hosts our annual Summer Institutes to provide an opportunity for educators and administrators to immerse themselves in a multi-day learning experience centered on sustainability, environmental literacy, and both project and problem-based learning methods. This year, the institutes took the form of three virtual professional development programs focused on education for sustainability and …

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CELF Virtual Student Symposium Spring 2021 Recap

At the end of May, CELF concluded its Spring 2021 Civic Science: Inquiry to Action program with a Virtual Student Symposium! This interactive presentation experience gave students and teachers the opportunity to present their semester-long work to each other, the CELF staff, and scholars and educators from other participating schools. Utilizing a place-based approach, students …

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