Santa Cruz County Teacher Leadership Institute for Sustainability

Program Overview

The Teacher Leadership Institute for Sustainability is an innovative professional learning program supporting TK-12 teachers to integrate environmental sustainability within their classroom curriculum and engage students in action projects at school or in their communities. The program is open to all content areas. 

SEE FLIER & APPLY HERE FOR THE 2023-24 COHORT

Here's what teachers say about the program:

Program Components

The Institute is structured to include the following elements to support individual professional learning and collective growth and development within an inspiring teaching and learning community.

Program Support: Facilitators, Partners and Mentors

Amity Sandage: Program Lead

Monterey Bay Science Project

Bird School Project

California State Parks

Coastal Watershed Council

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Regeneracion: Pajaro Valley Climate Action

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Save the Redwoods League

Save our Shores

UCSC History & Civics Project

Watsonville Wetlands Watch