News

Hot off the Press

BBOX Radio-The Many Shades of Green: radio interview "The Children's Environmental Literacy Foundnation Summer Institute", July 2014

CENTERFOLD - Edith Winthrop Teacher Center Newsletter: "Teachers Attend Summer
CELF Environmental Institute"
, September 2014

CELF 5% Day at Whole Foods Market - White Plains: "Support a good cause simply by picking up your groceries!"

CELF Partnership Announcement: "A&P Forms New Partnership with the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation to Help Reduce Waste and Educate Children on Sustainability", March 19, 2013

CELF Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Project: "Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation Announces Commitment to Action for Clinton Global Initiative", YahooNews, October 12, 2012
CELF Summer Institute
:
"Sharjah Teachers Participates in Manhattanville College EfS Workshop”, Gulf Today, July 9, 2012

CELF Summer Institute: "Danbury Teachers Invited to Attend CELF’s Sustainability Summer Workshop Free of Charge", Danbury Patch, July 3, 2012

CELF Summer Institute: “Limited Space Available for K-12 Educators at CELF's Summer Sustainability Workshop”, Harrison Patch, July 3, 2012, also featured in Westchester.com, Larchmont Patch, Pelham Patch

CELF Professional Development: "NYC Public Schools to Integrate Sustainability Themes into Lesson Plans", Yahoo! News, June 29, 2012 also featured in FoxNews8, Chappaqua-Mt Kisco Patch

CELF Eco-Footprint Program: "Pleasantville Schools Celebrate Green Initiatives", The Daily,
May 5, 2012

CELF Student Ambassadors at Green Festival 20120: "Green Festival Inspires 25,000" Examiner.com, April 24, 2012

CELF Eco-Footprint Program: "Sixth Graders Trace Ecological Footprints" The Daily,
December 17, 2011

CELF Eco-Footprint Program: "Waste Not, Want Not, Pleasantville Sixth-Graders Learn"
The Examiner, December 2011

Summer Institute: "CELF's Summer Institute Educates Teachers About Sustainability" Tarrytown Patch.com, June 2011

Summer Institute: "Big Picture Learning: Training Teachers to Teach Sustainability"
Bedford-Katonah Patch.com, June 2011

NYLCV Honors CELF: "NYLCV Honors CELF for its Leadership and Committment To Sustainability Education in Westchester County" Green Living Guy, May 2011

NYLCV, May 2011:
"Benefit reception honored Thalle Industries, Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation"

Student Sustainability Summit: "Students Gather for Environmental Summit"
Chappaqua Mt Kisco Patch,
April 2011

USP Webinar, November '10: "Educating Students for Sustainability: Case Studies from around the Country" with CELF intro to students from Yonkers' Riverside HS Green Team

CELF Eco-footprint at Manhattan Country School, November 2010: "Manhattan Country School students learn about their eco-footprint" MCS YouTube, November 2010

CELF Boston Summer Institute in partnership with Boston Latin School: "2010 CELF Summer Institute: Education for Sustainability" YouTube, November 2010

CELF Boston Summer Institute in partnership with Boston Latin School: “Student ideas for green roof make school a teaching lab," Boston Globe, July 2010

CELF Boston Summer Institute in partnership with Boston Latin School: "Sustainability Education at the Oldest School in America" Today Show, July 2010

"Greening a K-12 School System" Steve Frantz, American Association of School Administrators, August 2010, Number 7, Vol. 67

CELF Newsletter - Balance

Summer Inspiration for Back-to-School: August 2013

August '12 e-News:
Highlights include launch of CELF Leadership Training in Sustainability Curriculum and Assessment Program (EfS) held for NYC Department of Education at The New School, the 15th CELF Summer Institute, calendar of upcoming events and other work in progress,

July '12 
"CELF Launches Collaboration with Department of Education to Bring Sustainability
to New York City Public Schools", Partnership News: "Interested in introducing your students and community to water issues around the world?" "How Can Eco-Schools USA Benefit Your School?", "CELF is growing. Or trying to...", Recent Program Highlights, and CELF Summer Institute for Sustainability Education

Fall '11 
"Is Environmental Literacy Relevant?", Fall/Winter Events, photos from summer programs, "Collaborate and Reinvigorate with CELF-Help!", CELF STATS, CELF Summer Institute: Meet the Faculty (NY & MA), and NEW: Coming later this year from Vestergaard Frandsen and CELF.

May '11 CELF e-News: "New Opportunities and Resource for Teachers and School Communities"
Highlights include new LifeStraw Donation program partnership with Rotary International & Vestergaard Frandsen, CELF honor from NYLCV, upcoming CELF Summer Institute information and Eco-Footprint Programs news, plus link to NEW online CELF RESOURCE CENTER.

November '10 CELF e-News: "CELF in the City"
Highlights include Introduction to Education for Sustainability (EfS) held for NYC Department of Education and UFT on Nov 2nd, Curriculum Consulting for Urban Assembly School for Green Careers, CELF Eco-Footprint Program at Manhattan Country School, plus invitations to two upcoming EfS webinars.

September '10 CELF e-News: "Welcome Back to School"  
Highlights, details and examples from all three CELF Summer Intitutes, including the inaugural Boston program at Simmons Collge in partnership with Boston Latin School.

June '10  
New eco-friendly emailed format featuring links to upcoming CELF programs and calendar, Student EXPO'10 stats and feedback, and CELF Eco-Footprint program brief. Look for this new format of CELF news in the future, rather than our longer Balance format. Sign up to receive the online newsletter at: Contact.

Winter '09 
Green Schools Coalition of Westchester, highlights of Student EXPO'09, Summer Institute featuring '09 success stories from two schools and CELF Eco-Footprint program news.

Fall '08 
FCWC honors CELF for green leadership, Student EXPO'08, Summer Institute-A Catalyst for Sustainability, and The Gateway School of Manhattan, The Cooper Union-Designing and Engineering for the Future.

Winter ’07
Colleges and sustainability, CELF and districts chosen for national grant project, integrating sustainability into fourth-grade essay writing, engaging leadership in sustainability, World Cafe, and the costs and benefits of sustainability, introducing the CELF Eco-Footprint Program, Sierra Club of Lower Hudson Valley.

Fall '07
CELF professional development programs, sustainability education vs. environmental education, and A Real-World Perspective: Cradle-to-cradle design, My CELF: reflections from a two-time Summer Instititute graduate, Middle School Students Forge Partners with Corporate America.

Spring/Summer '06
Inaugural EXPO, Sustainability in Schools: Collaborative is Key, Engaging Educators: Crisis or Opportunity?, Student/Teacher Seminars: a pilot middle school program.

Press Releases

NYC Teachers Become Teachers for 3 Days To Learn How to Bring Sustainability Into Classrooms - August 18, 2014

Teachers Sharpen 21st Century Sustainability Teaching Skills and Lesson Plans at CELF's Summer Institute - July 31, 2012

Danbury Teachers invited to Attend CELF's Sustainability Summer Workshop Free of Charge - July 3, 2012

Limited Space Available for K-12 Educators at CELF's Summer Sustainability Workshops - July 2, 2012

NYC Public Schools to Integrate Sustainability Themes into Lesson Plans - June 28, 2012

CELF Summer Workshop at Boston Latin School Expands MA Sustainability Curriculum Library - July 17, 2011

NYLCV Honors CELF for its Leadership and Commitment to Sustainability Education in Westchester County - May 5, 2011

Students Get CREATIVE at Sustainability Summit - April 21, 2011

CELF Announces Expansion of Celebrated Summer Institute for Sustainability Education from New York to Boston - July 9, 2010

CELF Boston Summer Institute Helps Teachers Generate Curriculum for Change - July 6, 2010

Green Schools Coalition of Westchester Holds First Membership Conference - November 14, 2009

Federated Conservationists to Honor County Executive Andrew J. Spano and The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation with the Green Leadership Awards - August 2008

CELF and Local Schools Chosen for National Grant Project

 

Media Coverage

CELF Leadership & General:

"Green Festival Inspires 25,000" Examiner.com, April 24, 2012

"Benefit reception honored Thalle Industries, Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation"
May 2011

"FCWC Honors County Executive and CELF for Green Leadership"
Westchester Environment
, Fall 2008

"Pint-sized Eco-Police, Making Parents Proud and Sometimes Crazy"
The New York Times
, October 10, 2008

CELF Summer Institute for Sustainability Education:

"CELF's Summer Institute Educates Teachers About Sustainability" Tarrytown Patch.com, June 2011

"Big Picture Learning: Training Teachers to Teach Sustainability" Bedford-Katonah Patch.com, June 2011

“CELF Summer Institute - BLS YouthCAN”
November 2010

“Student ideas for green roof make school a teaching lab,”
Boston Globe
, July 2010

“Bringing the Planet Into the Classroom,”
New York Metro Parents
, June 2009

"UPDATE: Students for a Sustainable Future"
NewCastleNOW.org 4/20/09

"CELF’s 2008 EXPO inspires, teaches and helps set a tone for the future"
NewCastleNOW.org, 5/22/08

"Chappaqua students to attend Students for a Sustainable Future EXPO ’08 at Pace on April 30," NewCastleNOW.org, April 24, 2008

 

Ecological Footprinting:

"Pleasantville Schools Celebrate Green Initiatives", The Daily, May 5, 2012

"Sixth Graders Trace Ecological Footprints" The Daily, December 17, 2011

"Waste Not, Want Not, Pleasantville Sixth-Graders Learn" The Examiner, December 2011

"Students learn about MCS' eco-footprint"
Manhattan Country Day
, November 20, 2010

"Manhattan Country School students learn about their eco-footprint" MCS YouTube, November 2010

"Milton Students Track School’s Ecological Footprint: Shoe Size' Has Shrunk Over Past 18 Months.”Rye Record, October 23, 2008

“Milton students leaving their footprints.”
Rye Sound Shore Review
, October 23, 2008

 



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