Our Programs - Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation

Our Programs

We make the pathway to sustainability accessible.

CELF provides transformative programs through professional learning, curriculum mapping and action planning, co-teaching, custom curriculum design, and school consulting with the goal of making sustainability education an integral part of the K-12 learning experience. Our programs offer a multitude of ways to bring sustainability education into the classroom and school communities.

Annual Summer Institutes

Accredited immersive professional learning for K-12 teachers focused on place- and project-based instruction using the Big Ideas of Sustainability to engage students in real-world problem solving.
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Civic Science: Inquiry to Action

An interdisciplinary program for middle and high school science, STEM, health and social studies that develops data analysis skills, civic engagement and authentic student voice.
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Custom Professional Learning

A three-tiered professional learning model customized to meet the needs of each school or district. Integrate local environmental assets and challenges into customized place-based curriculum units.
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Whole School Transformation

Designed to assist systemic integration of sustainability throughout curriculum, school culture, campus and community. Are you looking to take a more comprehensive and considered approach to sustainability in your school community?
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Custom Curriculum Design

Projects range from K-12 sustainability curriculum designed for renewable energy, consumer goods, and sustainably-minded companies to standards-aligned curriculum for nature centers.
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CELF in the Field

This outdoor experiential learning series provides educators with opportunities to engage in place-based learning through the lens of sustainability alongside fellow educators and field experts, practicing nature-based learning strategies that can be applied back in their classrooms.
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To learn more about bringing CELF programs to your school or community, contact our Director of Education, Vicky Garufi, at victoria@celfeducation.org.

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