Right before our move, the entire Envirolution staff, with all our wonderful new staff additions (except Amari, who is working remotely), went out for a team-bonding brunch. We learned many new things about each other and had a great, well-deserved time after all the moving stress. Read More →

Pardon our dust! We are so pleased to announce that we have moved into a bigger location, centrally located near the airport. This new space features a large training room to host teachers, a conference room, and six office spaces to accommodate all of our staff and volunteers. While we’re not quite ready to open our doors to the public just yet, we are so excited to welcome you to this space in the coming months. As we get settled, be sure to check out our calendar for future events, and our social media to see how we’re settling in. 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 →

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 →