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 →

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 →

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 →

Are you interested in gaining a meaningful professional experience, empowering communities, and making a lasting difference? Join the Envirolution team through AmeriCorps VISTA!The Envirolution Research and Evaluation Coordinator VISTA will help improve the effectiveness of current programmatic evaluation processes while also assisting in the research in sustainability and STEAM-related content and reports while the Program Coordinator VISTA will help improve the effectiveness of current and future programmatic processes related to the empowerment of young women. Apply today to become an essential part of a rapidly growing nonprofit organization and make a difference in YOUR community. Read More →

Dr. Eric Heiselt is a passionate science teacher at Silverland Middle School in Lyon County School District who first joined Project ReCharge in 2015. Envirolution staff recently went to his classroom to learn about how he integrated Project ReCharge into his curriculum to create a brand new elective class. It was incredible to see a classroom of middle school students excited to learn about circuits and STEAM. Through fun lessons and creative activities, Dr. Heiselt’s elective class has become one of the most popular to take. Thank you, Dr. Heiselt, for making STEAM and sustainability education engaging while preparing your students to become future leaders!Read More →

Envirolution is happy to welcome some new faces to our team. Sara Monk, our new Finance and Operations Coordinator. Sara is thrilled to utilize her service experience and passions as the Finance and Operations Coordinator with Envirolution! After earning her Bachelor of Arts in English Studies from Illinois State University, Sara Monks used her love for travel to give back to communities across the country. Sara has served with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and even her hometown, Chicago, Illinois. This past year, Sara served as the AmeriCorps VISTA Leader for Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation. Welcome, Sara; we are so excitedRead More →

New Faces, New IdeasWe welcomed two brand new members to our Envirolution team! Welcome to Savannah and Javaira! Javaria is our new AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Coordinator. She will help educate students and our community about Envirolution’s STEAM programs and their impact. Javaria has a bachelor’s in Geological Sciences and a love for everything related to geology and the outdoors. She likes to rock climb in her free time, and as a self-taught metalsmith, she makes her own jewelry! Savannah is our UNR Pack intern and will be helping our Curriculum Developer Megan with her work on developing Project ReCharge curriculum. Savannah grew up loving the outdoors, which startedRead More →

Are you interested in gaining professional experience, empowering communities, and making a lasting difference? Join the Envirolution team! We are looking for a new Finance and Operations Coordinator and two AmeriCorps VISTA positions.We are looking for an organized, analytical Finance and Operations Coordinator with exceptional communication and problem-solving skills to handle operational and financial duties. VISTAThe Research and Evaluations Coordinator will help to improve the effectiveness of current programmatic evaluation processes while assisting in the research in sustainability and STEAM-related content and reports VISTA The Program Coordinator will develop and pilot new programs to inspire young girls to enter STEAM fields. For more information and position descriptions visit: More →

On October 17th, Envirolution hosted its first Staff and Board Retreat to foster collaboration between the staff and Board of Directors and focus our organization toward achieving its strategic plan goals. The day included a discussion of our strengths using the Clifton Strengths model, roundtable discussions about our strategic plan tactics, and lots of fun activities to get to know each other better. We ended our day with a painting session led by Arts for All Nevada! Thank you for bringing some fun to our day! Thank you to the City of Reno for partnering with us to use your location! Read More →