Program

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Dinner: 5:00-8:30 p.m.

5:00-6:00 Registration and hors d’oeuvres

6:00-6:10 Seated in the Centennial Ballroom AB

6:15-6:20 Welcome and Land Acknowledgement:

                • Miztla Aguilera, Tongva/Gabrielino and Mexica Native, B.S. Student, Chicano and Latino Studies, Certificate, American Indian Indigenous Cultures

6:20-6:30 Welcome Remarks:

                • Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, Wasserman Dean, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA and Co-chair, UC–CSU Environment and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit

6:30-6:40 Video remarks:

                • Lorenzo Fioramonti, Minister of Education, University, and Research of the Government of Italy

7:15-7:20 Introduce Senator Ben Allen: Will Parish, Founder and President, Ten Strands

7:20-7:40 Plenary Speaker: Ben Allen, Senator, California

7:40-8:20 Film and Presentation:

                • Kathy Kasic, Assistant Professor, CSU, Sacramento and Film Director and Cinematographer, Metamorph Films
                • Trailer: 3600 Feet Beneath the Ice
                • Film: Coring for Climate

8:20-8:30 Entertainment: CSU Channel Islands Performing Arts Program


Thursday, December 12, 2019 Summit: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

7:00 – 8:15 Registration and breakfast in the Centennial Ballroom Prefunction Area

8:15 – 8:30 Seated in the Centennial Ballroom AB

8:30 – 9:45 Opening Session:

                • 8:30-8:40 UCLA Lab School Kids Singing
                • 8:40-8:45 Welcome & Land Acknowledgment: Miztla Aguilera, Tongva/Gabrielino and Mexica Native, B.S. Student, Chicano and Latino Studies, Certificate, American Indian Indigenous Cultures
                • 8:45-8:50 Welcome Remarks: Gene Block, Chancellor, UCLA
                • 8:50-8:55 Opening Remarks – Call to Action, The Purpose of Today’s Summit: Darlene Tieu, Teacher, Mann UCLA Community School, Los Angeles Unified School District
                • 8:55-9:05 Opening Talk: Why are we Assembled Here? — The CSU Perspective: Timothy White, Chancellor, CSU
                • 9:05-9:25 Time to Act is Now!: Edmund G. Brown, Jr, Governor (former), California
                • 9:25-9:45 The Urgency for Actions on Environment Problems: Eric Rignot, Chemistry Donald Bren Professor of Earth System Science and Department Chair, JPL and Chancellor Professor of Earth System Science, UCI

9:50-10:30 PANEL: Call to Action for K–12 Environment Literacy: Why now?

                • Moderator: V. Ram Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor, UCSD and Co-chair, UC–CSU Environment and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit
                • Panel #1 Members:
                  • Kate Gordon, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor on Climate
                  • Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences
                  • Enid Partika, M.S. Student, Environmental Systems Environmental Chemistry, UC San Diego
                  • Peter Rivera, Program Officer, Hewlett Foundation

10:30-10:45 BREAK

10:45-11:25 PANEL: Call to Action for K–12 Environment Literacy: Why now?

                • Moderator: V. Ram Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor UCSD
                • Panel #2 Members:
                  • Cuauhtémoc Avila, Superintendent, Rialto USD
                  • Kavita Gupta, Teacher AP Chemistry, Curriculum Lead, Fremont UHSD
                  • Sofia Lepore, B.S. Student, Geography and Planning, CSU Chico
                  • Bill Sandoval, Professor of Education, UCLA
                  • Tim Swinehart, Teacher, Portland Public Schools

11:30-11:35 INTRODUCE ROUNDTABLES – Karen Cowe, Chief Executive Officer, Ten Strands

                  • Roundtables A and B: Subcommittees demonstrate best practices and/or recommendations in the Report
                  • Roundtable C: Interest alike groups identify ways to implement and scale Report recommendations and ways to support the recommended UC and CSU commitments in their field/position

11:35-12:05 Roundtable Session A

12:10-12:40 Roundtable Session B

12:40–1:40 LUNCH AND NETWORK

1:40-2:15 Roundtable Session C

2:15-2:20 Briana Barcajal, Climate Activist & Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Research Fellow, UCLA ’21

2:20–2:30 Lauren Faber O’Connor, Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of the Mayor Eric Garcetti

2:30-2:40 UC Statement: Janet Napolitano, President, UC

2:40-3:20 PANEL: Way Forward and Actions – How is California Leading the Charge?

                • Moderator: Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, Wasserman Dean, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA
                • Panel #3 Members:
                  • Emily Carter, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UCLA
                  • Vincent Del Casino, Jr, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, SJSU
                  • Janet Napolitano, President, UC
                  • Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor, California

3:20-3:30 BREAK

3:30-4:05 Subcommittee Presentations and Closing remarks:

                • Curriculum—Karen Cowe, Chief Executive Officer, Ten Strands
                • Pre-service—Richard Arum, Dean and Professor, School of Education, UCI
                • In-service—Jill Grace, Regional Director for K-12 Alliance, WestEd

4:00-4:05 Word of Thanks:

                • Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Educator Preparation and Public Schools Programs, CSU Office of the Chancellor and Co-chair, UC–CSU Environment and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit

Finish at 5:30 CLOSING RECEPTION