July 5, 2022

Sam Arroyo

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Program and Events Coordinator Sam Arroyo is a recent college graduate with his degree in Educational Studies and is excited to apply what he’s learned to his new role at Envirolution. Raised in Reno, Sam loves all things athletics. He spent much of his free time running through nature and exploring the desert areas near his home. He worked in STEAM roles while pursuing his degree, working full-time at Tesla, Nuro, and Waymo. Sam is
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July 5, 2022

Jessica Holden

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Educational Materials Manager Jessica is a self-taught artist that has been living and working in the Reno area for the last twenty years. She loves to paint and experiment with new and interesting artistic techniques. She also has a love and commitment to the community and believes that social change and environmental protection are key elements for the future generation’s success. Jessica has spent many years working and volunteering at local art initiatives and the Nevada Museum
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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
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June 15, 2022

Click Bond Spotlight

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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
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June 15, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight Unity Center

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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
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June 15, 2022

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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!
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June 15, 2022

A new face in the office!

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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
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June 15, 2022

Career Quest Success story

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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
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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
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May 15, 2022

New Master Teachers

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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
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