Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released the May Revision to his proposed California State Budget for FY 2023-24. We recognize and appreciate the complexity of this year’s budget and our budget leaders’ efforts to address the state’s most pressing issues that impact the health and well-being of all Californians.
California’s Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE), Ten Strands, and the California Environmental Literacy Initiative (CAELI) are pleased to award Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) as the 2023 Environmental Education Organization of the Year.
Today, a coalition of more than fifty stakeholders released a new report urging California leaders to make a cost-effective, ten-year $150 billion investment to ensure TK–12 public schools can remain open, safe, and healthy places for children as the impacts of climate change become more frequent and extreme.
Our Statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2023-24 Budget ProposalPosted by Ten Strands on January 10, 2023
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced next year’s budget, but it’s missing key investments to support climate-ready schools. Read our full statement alongside the California Climate-Ready Schools coalition.
Ten Strands is excited to announce the selection of seven diverse organizations that will spearhead the development of community-centered and culturally-responsive climate change and environmental justice K–12 curriculum units across California.
Dr. Kelley Lê Named Executive Director of Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects (ECCLPs)Posted by Ten Strands on September 29, 2022
Ten Strands and the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Education are excited to announce Dr. Kelley Lê as the inaugural executive director of the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects (ECCLPs) at UCI, furthering its mission to ensure all California public school students are prepared to address the environmental challenges and inequities associated with the worsening climate change.
Ten Strands Names Andra Yeghoian as New Chief Innovation OfficerPosted by Ten Strands on September 19, 2022
Ten Strands has announced its third summer hiring with the addition of Andra Yeghoian as its new chief innovation officer, bolstering the staff of California’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K–12 students. Yeghoian brings more than 15 years of experience in education across public and private school systems, nationally and internationally, […]
New California Schoolyard Forest System℠ Designed to Provide Shade to Protect Students from Extreme HeatPosted by Ten Strands on August 30, 2022
Green Schoolyards America and Ten Strands announced on Aug. 30 the launch of the California Schoolyard Forest System℠, a statewide initiative in partnership with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the California Department of Education. The initiative will increase tree canopy on public school grounds across California to shade and […]