Tag: Education

Energy is Everything is TEC’s flagship education program, designed to inspire students of all kinds to make sustainability a part of their everyday lives. In 2022, Energy is Everything connected with 7,732 underserved schools across every part of California. We exceeded our annual participation goal; over 450 educators joined in and shared our programs with […]

Governor Gavin Newsom, First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and California Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday recently worked alongside volunteers in Fresno to highlight service opportunities and support United Way’s community garden. Rafael Gomez from the California Climate Action Corp, a service corps that’s taking meaningful action to safeguard the climate, joined the event. TEC is […]

They say you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink. In terms of today’s transportation, perhaps the saying should be updated to “you can install electric vehicle infrastructure, but you can’t make them charge.”  That’s why TEC is expanding our Energy is Everything education programming with new electric vehicle content. […]

TEC was recently awarded a 4-year, $3-million dollar contract for the competitive 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 California. Administered through Pacific Gas […]

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 […]

The Energy Coalition was proud to recently participate in the 2nd Forum of Local Environmental Authorities, organized by the CC35 Climate Summit of the Americas, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the government of Santiago, Chile. During the meeting, participants explored innovative and scalable solutions for a post-pandemic […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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