Elementary - High School
Engaging, inspiring, and empowering K-12 students to become environmental leaders in their communities, green their facilities, and conserve resources through hands-on learning.
The School of Environmental Leadership (SEL) is a four-year comprehensive high-school program designed to develop environmental leaders. Students focus on developing four critical 21st Century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity. Classes are focused on project-based, experiential learning about real-world environmental problems.
College and University
The Energize Colleges program helps build a highly qualified energy and sustainability workforce through paid, hands-on internships and fellowships, and academic learning experiences for students to explore sustainability career opportunities. Energize Colleges offers academic projects, curriculum development, and communities of practice to integrate sustainability content into cross-disciplinary curriculum, build connections across departments and campuses, and increase the learning outcomes and practical experiences for higher education students.
Workforce and Career
A cost-effective, bridge-to-career Fellowship program that recruits and places rising climate professionals with local governments, non-profits, educational institutions, and for-profit partners to implement climate change mitigation and resiliency projects.
A specialized track within Climate Corps focused on delivering elementary school garden education to Bay Area schools and students
Creating a diverse and representational sustainability workforce through industry-advised training of people who experience systemic barriers to high road employment
Other Initiatives and Programs
Created by SEI and Optony Inc., the SEED Fund, or the Solar Energy and Economic Development Fund, is a unique opt-in program to empower public agencies to evaluate and participate in a regional group purchase of municipal solar PV projects.
SEI and EAH Housing work together to increase energy and water efficiency, reduce operating expenses and resident utility bills, and leverage resources for affordable housing. We benchmark sustainability efforts, create green teams, and build engagement campaigns.