The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (“CELF”) is uniquely qualified as a K-12 teacher professional development service provider and Education for Sustainability curriculum design consulting group.
With nearly 20 years of experience with K-12 best practices in education for sustainability and environmental literacy, CELF can design educational programs that connect topics such as climate, sustainability, air quality, environmental justice, student advocacy to a variety of client interests.
CELF’s custom design projects provide lessons and project-based learning easily integrated within existing curriculum and support existing learning standards including Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Learning Standards.
Our curriculum design services offer exciting opportunities for brands, companies and products to bolster their sustainability goals through robust environmental literacy curriculum for K-12 students.
Highland Electric Fleets: Air Quality and Environmental Justice Curriculum
In the fall of 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $1 billioin in new funding for electric school buses. As part of a larger effort to support schools and districts taking advantage of this opportunity, CELF has worked with Highland Electrict Fleets to launch a package of curricular resources for middle and high school teachers. This rich resource fosters student inquiry around air quality and environmental justice and explores the potential of solutions like electric school buses to reduce air pollution and to support community health.
In addition to Highland Fleets, CELF has worked with environmental product companies, including:
CELF also works with non formal education organizations like nature centers and community organizations to support curriculum design projects.
Some examples include:
For more information, contact Tara Stafford Ocansey, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org