Commitment to Action

Leadership Training in Sustainability Curriculum

Commitment by

Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF)

In 2012, Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) committed to provide training for K-12 teachers to integrate sustainability as a context for enhancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) teaching and learning through The Leadership Training in Sustainability Curriculum and Assessment Project. The project's goal is to increase interest, preparedness, and diverse representation of students, particularly girls, in STEM disciplines, improve their environmental literacy, attitude and behaviors and make explicit connections between the new Common Core Learning Standards the content and principles of Education for Sustainability. The project's strategy is to provide professional development for K-12 teachers using relevant, engaging 21st century contexts and methodologies that include active learning, collaboration, problems/issues-based connections, action research and critical thinking.

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Commitment

Leadership Training in Sustainability Curriculum

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

3 years

Region

Northern America, Asia, Europe, Middle East

Countries

United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Japan, China

Commitment by

Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF)

Partner(s)

New York City Department of Education, New York City Department of Education, Green Schools Alliance, Manhattanville College, Shelburne Farms, GameDesk