With over 17 years of experience working with education programs serving youth, Gina LaMotte founded EcoRise (formerly Uplift Austin) in 2008. EcoRise began in one public high school in Austin, Texas, with the mission of inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a more sustainable future for all.
By the end of the 2020–2021 school year, EcoRise aims to engage over 4,000 educators and impact more than 250,000 K–12 students.
We'll do this by:
We currently serve teachers and students across all 50 U.S. states and in 49 countries.
During the 2019–2020 school year we served:
”EcoRise has not only allowed me to become a better teacher, but it has allowed my students to become better learners. The curriculum has brought excitement back into the classroom for so many of my students and it brings out leaders that I never had before!Allison BeardenOakcrest Intermediate School, Tomball, Texas