March 15, 2022

Americorps VISTA Positions Open

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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
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March 15, 2022

Classroom Spotlight: Eric Heiselt

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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
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March 15, 2022

New Faces at Envirolution

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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
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Valentines Day = Teacher AppreciationProject ReCharge had some very special Valentine’s this year for our Master Teacher program! Each of our 14 master teachers received a special delivery gift bag to show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication to making Project ReCharge the best professional learning experience! Thank you again to our Master Teacher Valentines!
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Mark your calendars for the 2nd Northern Nevada Science and Technology Festival next month. Envirolution is proud to be a collaborating partner on this week long event aimed to inspire and connect our community with the power of science and technology happening in Nevada. Check out the website below for more information on the fun family friendly events being held during the week and don’t miss the Saturday April 30th, Science is Everywhere event. Over a dozen businesses and
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March 15, 2022

Sustainability Expedition!

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Envirolution is excited to invite you to our Sustainability Expedition fromMonday, April 11th – Friday, April 15th, during Carson City School Districts’ spring break. It is a week-long program providing students with the opportunity to explore Northern Nevada businesses and organizations and introduce them to exciting STEAM careers, environmentally friendly practices, and the local sustainability movement. We are partnering with businesses from different sectors of renewable energy, sustainability, and urban agriculture. Some of our partners in the past have been NV Energy, Tesla,
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Highlights from Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2022  This year Envirolution was thrilled to be able to host two events for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. On February 24th, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the local chapter of the Society of Women Engineers we hosted 42 girls, nonbinary, and genderqueer students from Carson City and Eagle Valley middle schools to the University of Nevada, Reno. The students were able to engage in hands-on activities showcasing different engineering fields, learned about UNR’s latest technologies, and engaged with
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Thank you for participating in this Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2022 Virtual Event!   Tesla and Reno-based educational non-profit, Envirolution are excited to welcome you to this national event dedicated to inspiring young women, non-binary or genderqueer to pursue an engineering career by becoming the future innovators and problem-solvers of tomorrow! Through virtual tours and engaging videos, participants will get an exclusive look inside the innovative tech company, showcasing the variety of engineering careers
Introduce a Girl to Engineering
Tesla and Reno-based educational non-profit, Envirolution are excited to welcome you to this national event dedicated to inspiring young women, non-binary or genderqueer students to pursue an engineering career by becoming the future innovators and problem-solvers of tomorrow! Through virtual tours and engaging videos, participants will get an exclusive look inside the innovative tech company, showcasing the variety of engineering careers and the inspiring faces behind them. Participants will conclude the day with a hands-on
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February 21, 2022

Build STEAM Nevada Podcast 

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We had the pleasure of participating in the Build STEAM Nevada Podcast during December of 2021.  Build STEAM Nevada is dedicated to shining a light on STEAM programs and employment opportunities across the state.  Featuring Vanessa Robertson, Mike Robertson, Laura Scarselli-Hendrix, and Aimee Frugoli we were able to speak a bit about Project ReCharge and Career Quest.  You may check it out at the Spotify Link HERE. 
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