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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 2021 Summer Institutes are Underway

This week, CELF kicked off our summer programming with the first session of Education for Sustainability Institute: Reflecting on What Matters! K-12 educators from all over the country — including New York, Houston, Los Angeles, and more – came together as a virtual community to discover how sustainability can be applied as a critical lens …

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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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CELF partners with Teacher Center of Central Westchester to offer a new workshop!

This spring CELF is partnering with the Teacher Center of Central Westchester to conduct a 2 part Series Workshop on “Engaging Students through Inquiry, Place and Action in the Blended Classroom”. Teachers will discover how to boost student engagement by connecting place-based learning to the local environment, geography and history with the integration of mapping …

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Live every day like it’s Earth Day!

We are excited to see more and more signs of spring, and opportunities to reignite students’ learning in some of the outdoor spaces they love most. We invite you to join us for our line-up of programs and activities taking place during Earth Month and beyond: explore CELF’s full spectrum of activities for teachers, students, …

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Our March newsletter is out!

Click here to learn more about our exciting upcoming opportunities and how CELF is empowering young scientists to be ESG-Focused Industry Leaders.

CELF kicks off Civic Science: Inquiry to Action 2021

CELF’s Civic Science professional learning program kicked off this month with over 70 middle and high school teachers from CT, NJ, NY and TX. This is our largest Civic Science cohort to date! Through participation, teachers learn how to support students in acquiring data analysis and systems thinking skills, along with deep civic content so …

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Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Series 2020-2021

Last January, the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) concluded its first-ever Teachers’ Environmental Literacy Series (TELS). This series brought together teachers from around the country to explore sustainability through the lens of the environment, equity, and economics. Our participants walked away from each of these sessions with new insights and student activities to leverage inside …

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