Access guiding documents recommended by the NJ Thought Leadership Report as you support schools implementing the Climate Change Education Student Learning Standards.
Look over this FAQ document for a basic overview of the climate change education standards.
Here is a video introduction to the New Jersey climate change learning standards and what they mean for school boards in NJ. You can always navigate to "Resources > Professional Learning" for more materials on climate change basics.
Review recommendations on how to implement the climate change education standards.
Ask the right questions to determine opportunities for your district to develop local K-12 climate action plans.
Adapt these sample sustainability policies to support climate change education.
Support green workforce and career development with these pathway maps.
This resource outlines how the IRA will advance federal policies and programs to support mitigation, adaptation, and resilience within the early years ecosystem. It provides a short description of relevant tax credits, financing mechanisms, and highlights the lead agency, eligible beneficiaries, and the potential benefits to children and families.
This resource, developed in partnership between The Aspen Institute’s This Is Planet Ed and the World Resources Institute’s Electric School Bus Initiative, outlines the potential opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act to support schools.
This resource, developed in partnership between The Aspen Institute’s This Is Planet Ed, Second Nature, and MIT, outlines the potential ways the Inflation Reduction Act can support higher education’s activities to address climate change.