Author: Nan Renner

About Nan

Nan Renner

Educator, designer, cognitive scientist, and administrator, Nan Renner works with colleagues and collaborators to promote engagement, learning, and educational equity. Through her work with UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps and CREATE STEM Success Initiative, she connects learning across the lifespan in multiple settings, in schools and outside of schools. She promotes active experiential learning with shared goals and a common purpose, ultimately striving for greater curiosity, creativity, compassion, and collective action. Current projects focus on climate action and climate justice, partnership with Kumeyaay community members, art/science/technology integration, and deepening connections with nature and place.

Nan Renner

Tackling the climate crisis requires creating climate champions of all ages—people who are educated on climate science, passionate about addressing the climate crisis, and engaged in concrete efforts to “bend the curve” of global warming. This is why Climate Champions aims to get more teaching, learning, and action on the climate crisis into regional schools.  […]