The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

by Leah Butz
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
Address
116 W 23rd St
New York
NY
10011
Phone Number
(212) 645-9930
Director, Manager or CEO
Jaimie P. Cloud
Mission Statement
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.
Number of staff/employees
5
Year Started
2002
Latest Projects
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.
Interesting Fact
NYC High School Career and Tech Education has over 300 CTE programs in 120+ schools, serving more than 120,000 students annually.
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
Frequently used hashtags
#greenschools #innovation #EducationforSustainability#cloudinstitute #sustainable #sustainability
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