Category: Education Dev.

TEC was recently awarded a 4-year, $3-million dollar contract for the competitive Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Statewide Workforce Education & Training (WE&T) Career Connections (CC) Program. TEC is thrilled for the opportunity to advance environmental knowledge, skills, and abilities for under-resourced TK-12 students and build equitable pathways to high-demand energy jobs for students across […]

Not only do Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities have to contend with environmental racism that makes their communities disproportionately polluted, they also face challenges securing careers in the mostly white clean energy industry. Green jobs give youth an opportunity for economic growth and personal fulfillment. That’s why TEC is proud to announce […]

During the Great Depression, the United States created a Civilian Conservation Corps program to conserve natural resources and provide meaningful jobs for workers. Today, in response to the climate crisis and the need for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, California has launched a similar effort called the California Climate Action Corps. California Climate Action […]

California is working hard to build a pipeline of skilled energy workers, but career path barriers remain for students in disadvantaged (DAC), Hard to Reach (HTR), and rural communities. Access and equity challenges are complicated further by rapid changes in the energy sector and unstable conditions due to COVID-19. TEC is partnering with Redding Electric […]

Working from home and learning from home is a new and challenging situation for many of us. TEC would like to support your students and their learning with PEAK@Home. This series of lessons brings our Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-aligned, environmentally focused, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) lessons into students’ homes. We have made […]

Group of environmentalists planting together in park

TEC’s Climate Leaders in Action (CLiA) curriculum is a comprehensive standards-based education and career pathway-preparedness program designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage energy and water usage in their homes, schools, and communities. Students employ Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills that support sustainable resource management and progress towards immediate […]

The Energy Coalition was honored to accept a Beacon Champion award at the 2019 Beacon Awards, hosted by the Institute for Local Government. We would like to dedicate the award to all of the amazing local governments — including fellow Beacon awardees — who are working hard to lead their communities toward a safe, secure, […]