The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
Organization Name:
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
Primary Address 1:
116 W 23rd St
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10011
Long Organization Description:

Mission: To ensure the viability of sustainable communities by leveraging changes in K-12 school systems to prepare young people for the shift toward a sustainable future.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 645-9930
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Jaimie P. Cloud
How often does your organization use social media?:
4-5x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
NYC High School Career and Tech Education has over 300 CTE programs in 120+ schools, serving more than 120,000 students annually.
Number of staff/employees:
5
Year Started:
2002
Organization Type:
Sustainability
About the Organization:
Inspires young people to think about the world, their relationship to it, and their ability to influence it in an entirely new way. Prepares schools & communities to educate for sustainability by inspiring educators & engaging students through meaningful content & learner-centered instruction.
Latest Project:
Partnership with The NYC Department of Education’s High School Career Technical Education (CTE) Office, Envirolution One, a leader in sustainability education and career development in NYC, green industry experts, and Rubicon Atlas, the Curriculum Mapping Software.
Areas Served:
National, NYC, but not restricted
Core Programs:
Schools Learn: A long-term and comprehensive approach that helps teachers, administrators and staff shift to whole school sustainability education. Supports efforts to embed EfS into curriculum, instruction and assessment, and organizational learning practices, while working in partnership with the community.
Sites Learn: Schools & Communities that Learn Together: programs contribute to sustainability through collaborative initiatives developed through school and community partnerships. (Examples: New Jersey Learns and Society for Organizational Learning Education Partnership (SoL Ed))
Districts Learn: Multi-District Collaboration to Educate for Sustainability: Districts Learn is designed to encourage regional efforts in ongoing curriculum innovation, dissemination, professional development, and organizational change.
Curriculum Development: Work with clients to design custom EfS units and courses that meet appropriate State, National and EfS standards. Examples include:
– The TerraCycle Curriculum Series
– Business Entrepreneur Education for the 21st Century; created for the New York City Department of Education
– Inventing the Future; created for the New York City Department of Education
– Changing Consumption Patterns; created for the United Nations Association
Major Issues:
Sustainability education
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#greenschools #innovation #EducationforSustainability
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#cloudinstitute #sustainable #sustainability
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