Our Work

California Environmental Literacy Initiative

Ten Strands is leading the Initiative to create a system of support in California that enables all students to have local, standards- and environment-based experiences that enhance their learning inside and outside…

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 and signed…

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 experiences that…

Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum

The California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Curriculum is a powerful, state board of education-approved instructional resource that helps educators teach to state standards in science, history–social science, and English language…