Environmental Literacy at SMCOE

Empowering school communities and leaders to advocate for and prioritize environmental education for all students.

Use the links below to learn how the San Mateo County Office of Education's (SMCOE) Environmental Literacy Initiative (ELI) can support you and your school in improving access to and the quality of environmental literacy.

Mission: Through projects, programs, and events that support all stakeholders, SMCOE equips school communities with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to act individually and collectively to bring forward an environmentally sustainable, socially just, and economically thriving existence.

Resource for students include: Information about the Environmental Youth Leadership Network (EYLN), Examples and resources for leading an eco-initiative in your school community, competition and award programs, funding and scholarship possibilities, and more!

Resource for educators (administrators, teachers, and staff) include: Model lessons and curriculum, Funding sources, Examples and guides for greening facilities and operations, competition and award programs, resources for supporting student leaders, professional development opportunities and more!

Resource for Community Partners include: Information about the Community and Environmental Education Partners (CEE) Network, Filterable website for finding EE providers, Resources for engaging the community in environmental sustainability initiatives, and more!

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Application period is open from January 15 - May 20, 2019. Apply now!

Find links to all programs here (i.e. EYLN, COP, CEEP, Collective Impact, Teacher Fellowships)

Questions or Need to Get in Touch?

Please contact SMCOE's Environmental Literacy Coordinator:

Andra Yeghoian: ayeghoian@smcoe.org