We believe every student in California can achieve environmental literacy.

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Environmental Literacy Steering Committee

California has the opportunity for every student to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to make informed decisions about the environmental issues facing our world. Creating the Blueprint for Environmental Literacy In 2014, […]

Environmental Principles and Concepts

California’s Environmental Principles and Concepts have a timely and relevant place in the new state frameworks. In 2003, the California Education and the Environment Initiative, Assembly Bill 1548, was passed by California’s legislature […]

Professional Learning

To be successful in the 21st century, students need to learn key skills—such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication—and meet academic goals. Teachers need access to high-quality professional learning […]

We believe that every student in California can achieve environmental literacy; that all students deserve the opportunity to understand, interact, and connect with their environment in meaningful ways that promote learning and growth. We act as a connector, building partnerships and forging pathways to ensure that California’s K–12 students receive a high-quality education with an environmental component. Together we create a healthy future for our planet and its inhabitants.

Recent News

Senate Bill 720 Passes!

September 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Senate Bill 720, authored by Senator Ben Allen, co-authored by Assembly Member [...]