As a continuation of our Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day in partnership with Tesla, we were thrilled to offer the simple motor activity to girls that weren’t able to participate with us in February. Over two weekends in May, volunteer Tesla employees were able to connect and inspire 26 middle school girls from across the country to learn about the engineering design process. Thank you to everyone that was able to participate.“It was a lot of fun and the presenters were engaging and ready to help. They were also funny at times.” – ParticipantRead More →

Envirolution would like to give a huge thank you to Click Bond for being an instrumental partner to our Career Quest program! Click Bond is a Carson City-based company that serves the aerospace industry and has also made it a priority to give back to their community by investing in their future workforce. To date, Click Bond has facilitated nine Career Quest events impacting 185 students and providing them with invaluable career development opportunities and real-world connections to industry professionals. Thank you Click Bond for your dedication and support to Envirolution but more importantly, our students!Read More →

Huge thank you to the Spirit group from Unity Center that came out on May 31st to help us get ready for our Project ReCharge virtual professional learning which will be held on June 27th-29th. These 6 volunteers were instrumental in helping assemble our kits that will allow our new teachers to engage in hands-on virtual training, which will prepare them to educate and engage the next generation of leaders starting next school year. THANK YOU! Want to help us prepare materials for teachers for the next school year? The next material preparation event will be held on June 24th and we have dates throughout July. Feel free to sign-up using This Calendly Link. Read More →

Envirolution is excited to be tabling at the Juneteenth Celebration in Idlewild Park on Sunday, June 19th from 12-6 pm. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans and this is the first year that we celebrate this day as a federal holiday!Make sure to stop by to hop on our energy bike, engage in fun hands-on activities, and win prizes!Read More →

Last week we welcomed Alex Cebulske to the team as our new AmeriCorp VISTA Evaluation and Research Coordinator! Alex is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas and graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in History. Following graduation, Alex served with AmeriCorps in Newark, New Jersey as a 7th-grade math tutor. It’s his first time living or visiting Reno, NV, so he is excited to take advantage of the scenic landscapes and do a lot of hiking and exploring.  We are excited to have you on board, Alex!Read More →

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 Career Quest had an amazing year! We introduced 7 new businesses and added 10 new STEAM guest speakers! Over the 2021/2022 school year, we engaged with over 720 students from across Nevada and provided over 850 career development hours! We can’t wait to see how this amazing program continues to expand throughout the years. If you are a teacher and are interested in learning more about Career Quest for the 2022/2023 school year, please complete the form below and we will be in touch. Interest FormRead More →

The Project ReCharge Teacher and Student Recognition Event was held on May 18 with over 150 students, teachers, parents, school representatives, business professionals, and community members joining us in person and virtually! We are excited to announce that Envirolution selected six student sustainability projects for funding and implementation from Swope Middle School, Dilworth STEM Academy, and Empire Elementary.  Check out all of the award-winning student projects here as well as select projects to be implemented in the next school year.   Envirolution would like to thank the sponsors that made this event possible including NV Energy Foundation‘s CLEAN Grant program and Tesla’s K-12 Education Fund. Make sure to check out NV Energy’sRead More →

We are so charged up to have 6 new Master Teachers join the Project ReCharge team!! Their expertise and passion are vital in building a network of teachers who value and teach energy efficiency and sustainability in their classrooms.  Please help us welcome our newest Master Teachers: Megan Tillman: Denver – online middle school science and math Teneya Cramer: Carson – Carson High School: English Language Arts Lisa Daughtery: Las Vegas – Del Sol Academy High School Physical Science Jasmine Miller: Sparks – Hug High School Physical Science and Chemistry Eric Heiselt: Fernley – Silverland Middle School Project ReCharge elective course Christen Vice: Gardnerville – CCRead More →

Project ReCharge has been busy building a community of teachers who are passionate about their craft and want to bring the hands-on curriculum to their students engaging them in a standards-based STEAM curriculum. If this sounds interesting to you we encourage you to join us for our Complete Professional Learning. Summer sessions will be held virtually on June 27th, 28th, 29thand in-person in Reno on July 25th, 26th, and 27th. Find more information on our webpage: https://envirolution.org/prc-pl/ or email Laura.scarselli@envirolution.orgRead More →

Envirolution is thrilled to welcome Amari S. Cummings to the Envirolution team! Amari is an alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University(VCU) where she studied Global Education and was a recipient of the Benjamin A Gilman Award through the U.S. Department of Education in 2019. Amari served at a university level as the Weekend Programming Coordinator for the Activities Programming Board at VCU where she planned over 50+ campus wide events for attendance of over 20,000 attendees. Amari enjoys roller skating in her free time and designing clothing on her sewing machine. Amari will serve a 12-month term of AmeriCorps VISTA service at Envirolution as our ProgramRead More →