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EcoRise offers year-round face-to-face and online professional development for teachers

Rooted in design thinking and project-based learning, EcoRise professional development introduces teachers to our curriculum, the Eco-Audit Grant process, and instructional best practices. Our innovative, hands-on trainings challenge participants to reconsider their assumptions, take risks, and think out of the box, in support of specific learning objectives.

Every training is uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the participants. While the content and form may vary depending on the topic and site, each training will be creative, applicable, participatory, and results-oriented. Participants leave energized, having developed a concrete action plan that includes specific next steps and benchmarks.

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Getting to hear the experiences of other teachers taking on curriculum challenges and respond together to the training activities provided by EcoRise was some of the most useful professional development time I've spent this year.

Mira BrownBoston Community Leadership Academy, Boston, MA

We offer training programs to help teachers
unlock student innovation.

Sustainable Intelligence Program

Our flagship program includes access to K–12 curricula, a year of professional development, one-on-one support from EcoRise Staff, connections to partners, and access to student grants.

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Green Building Academy

Leading the way in sustainability education and green job opportunities for high schoolers, this program equips underrepresented youth to flourish as eco-literate citizens in work and in life.

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PBL Academy

This Academy trains and supports teachers in transforming passive learning into active participation using the Problem-Based Learning pedagogy, linking multidisciplinary programs with sustainability education.

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We currently serve teachers and student across all 50 U.S. states and in 49 countries.

Explore Our Impact
During the 2019–2020 school year we served: