California State University

The California State University (CSU) operates 23 campuses and educates 485​,550 students every year.

CSU promotes student success through opportunity and a high-quality education that prepares students to become leaders in the changing ​workforce, making the CSU a vital economic engine for California. CSU plays a critical role in providing future leaders with the skills and knowledge they’ll need to thrive in the workforce and help drive California’s economy. With nearly 129,000 annual graduates, the CSU is the state’s greatest producer of bachelor’s degrees and drives California’s economy in agriculture, information technology, business, hospitality, life sciences, healthcare, public administration, education, media, and entertainment.

Our partnership with the CSU is to advance PK–12 climate change literacy and environmental justice by focusing on teacher preparation and professional learning. We are proud to work with the CSU Office of the Chancellor’s Educator Preparation and Public School Public School Programs Department and the Energy, Sustainability, and Transportation Department and CSU campuses on the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects to annually graduate 400,000+ California high school students to be literate in climate change and environmental justice issues and solutions. 

Photo credit: California State University, Chico

We partner with California State University on the following work:

Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects

Ten Strands partners with the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems and key entities to advance PK–12 climate and environmental literacy, justice, and action through this innovative arrangement.…