Join EcoRise on February 11th, 9am-3:30pm for our free teacher training:EcoRise: Student Grants and Design Thinking: HoustonHarris County Department of Education Science Center | 805 Reid St. We will share our K-12 resources, dive into the Eco-Audit process, talk about guiding your students through the grant process, and do some design thinking activities to help build problem solving and critical thinking skills. GT/CPU credit is available for this…See More
Re-imagine your campus as a laboratory for applied sustainability education! Explore how EcoRise K-12 TEKS aligned curriculum, resources, and classroom grant funds can be used to increase student engagement and cultivate eco-literacy and student innovation on your campus in a variety of contents. This hands-on training will provide a deep dive into our curriculum and Eco-Audit Grant resources, and will allow you to explore and experience the resources that are most relevant to you.This training…See More
Kristi has over 13 years of experience in public education. She has served as a science teacher, department chair, and instructional coach. Kristi is certified in science with supplemental certifications in ESL and GT and is a National Board Certified Teacher in science. Kristi has written science curriculum, integrated technology, and outdoor learning into curriculum, and led professional development for Austin ISD. She has also served as a science mentor teacher in AISD through the Texas Regional Collaborative. Kristi has supported new teachers in her work as a Content Seminar Leader for Texas Teaching Fellows, an instructional coach for the New Teacher Project and University Facilitator and Field Supervisor for the University of Texas UTeach program. Kristi now serves as the Texas Program Manager for EcoRise.