CJEP Informational Meeting
The Climate Justice Education Project (CJEP) will support climate justice education for students through education, civics, and policy-influencing units of instruction.
Educators will receive funding for the supplies to implement the lesson/unit of instruction they design alongside the Quest Center for Professional Learning and Teacher Leadership support. Educators will submit a project plan to extend the learning of climate justice with their class.
Here is your chance to participate in a FREE 30 hour and 2 Lane Placement credit course ($300 dollar value), receive $500 for classroom supplies and earn a $250 lesson design stipend, all while learning how to teach Climate Justice to your students. First come, first served. Only 20 spots are available. Attendees will receive the application and be accepted for this unique learning opportunity.
The course, “Teaching Climate Justice Through Interdisciplinary Learning,” instructed by Ayesha Qazi-Lampert and Erin A. Lynch will begin February 7, 2023
CJEP Educators will have funds up to $500 USD to use on classroom supplies and experiential learning activities to support their school-based environmental justice lesson plan. You will receive a $250 stipend at completion!
The CJEP Educator Profile is a two-page document that provides us with your basic professional and school information. We also ask you about your goals by participating in the Climate Justice Education Project.
Please submit the CJEP Educator Profile by Tuesday, January 24, 2023.
Email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “CJEP Profile Your Name.”
We will notify you of your confirmed participation in the Climate Justice Education Project on Monday, January 30, 2023.
Teaching Climate Justice Through Interdisciplinary Learning
30 ISBE PD Hours and 2 CPS Lane Placement Credits
In this course, educators will collaborate to learn ways they can teach the topic of climate change through student inquiry projects that connect to issues of racial justice, climate solutions, and civic action. All in-person activities focus on educators learning to engage students in climate change for all content and grade levels. Participants will learn strategies to develop and facilitate inquiry projects that lead students to research the impacts of climate change to create civic action by students toward the goal of mitigating climate change. This is an extended offering of Teaching Climate Justice: From Action To Inquiry contains two additional session modules for the educator to devote the time necessary in fully developing and writing a climate justice lesson. This offering addresses the CPS Framework for Teaching Components: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 3a, and 3c.