“The solutions of tomorrow are not stashed behind the walls of bureaucracy or political halls. They are in the minds of engineers, designers, innovators, researchers, environmentalists, geographers and other spirited individuals. ”

Stuart Barea, 18

#FirstGeneration Seminar on the UN Sustainable Development Goals hosted by the U.N. Consul General of Sweden.

Panel Discussion: Empowering and Engaging Young People in Global Sustainable Development

Gustav Fridolin, Swedish Minister for Education
Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth Coco Killingsworth, Deputy Director, Global Kids
Katie Ginsburg, Executive Director, CELF

Moderator: Lance Gould, Huffington Post

Trollbäck + Company
490 Broadway, New York, NY
Thursday, June 9th, 9 – 11:30 am [Katie's panel begins at 10:30 am]

RSVP by June 6 to

Creative Learning Exchange 2016 System Thinking & Dynamic Modeling Conference:
June 25-27, Wellesely, MA.

Alan Cass, CELF’s Director or Education and Aimee Arandia Østensen, Project Faciliator, will present on Systems Thinking in Education for Sustainability.

CELF Summer Institute in Education for Sustainability: July 18-20/21 in Purchase, NY

Join us for our transformative K-12 professional development learning experience in Education for Sustainability. Our flagship program returns to Manhattanville College for the 11th summer. Our widely respected facilitators will be joined, once again, by dynamic industry leaders who will provide thought-provoking insight, engaging activities and extensive resources to help you and your school incorporate the big ideas of sustainability into the curriculum. Learn More

Citizen Science and Social Justice in Your Community: July 12-14, New York, NY

New York City becomes a living laboratory for teachers in Grades 5-12. 

Connecting hard science and public policy, CELF is partnering with Mt. Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit and CUNY School of Law's Center for Urban Environmental Renewal to provide three powerhouse days of professional development for teachers in grades 5-12, with breakouts by level. Connect with industry-leading science research professionals, learn to use New York City to a make authentic place-based connections and come away with citizen science opportunities for your students. P-credits available for NYC DoE teachers. Learn More