TEACH CLIMATE NETWORK
Summer Institute For Climate Change Education
The cornerstone Teach Climate Network event, our three-day conference on climate change education is built by educators and climate change professionals from across the US, Canada, and the Pacific Islands! We are currently planning the 2023 Institute.
What do I get?
Explore curricula and tools to teach climate change concepts in all subject areas and settings
Connect with local leaders and learn about equitable solutions in your region
Reimagine your classroom with pedagogies that support climate change education
Explore the 2022 Institute
Theme: finding our collective strength
This energizing experience connected educators to an engaged and authentic community seeking to build collective strength to inspire hope and action in our communities.
See the schedule for the three-day Institute, structured for both learning and networking.
Meet the 12 regional cohorts developing the framework, themes, and workshops of the Institute.
2022 Institute Themes and Concepts
Observation & Data
Explore how we understand climate change: ways of knowing, phenomena-based teaching, etc.
Stories, art, conversations: learn how to frame climate change to build an empowered community.
Equity & Justice
Look into social justice and climate change intersections to make education more equitable.
Power of Education
Celebrate educators accelerating climate action through interdisciplinary education.
Overcoming Barriers to Teaching
Misinformation, racism, climate grief...discuss the many barriers to climate change education.
WHAT, WHEN, WHERE
Summer Institute Details
Date: TBD 2023
We are currently planning the 2023 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education. Sign up for the Teach Climate Network to receive early bird registration notifications and get resources on climate change education throughout the year. We would love for you to join our community!
“The Summer Institute really gave me a broader perspective in how to navigate all the parts of climate change education to teach students in the most effective way possible.”
— 2022 Summer Institute Attendee
We are committed to making this training inclusive and accessible to all teachers. Climate Generation offers full scholarships, with priority given to People of Color and teachers in underserved districts.
Graduate Credit Optional
This event is offered in partnership with Hamline University. It can be taken as a stand alone course or as a part of their new Climate Literacy Certificate.