Who We Are
ChangeScale envisions a world where all generations are inspired with the environmental know-how to create healthy communities and a healthy planet. We are a partnership of organizations in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Area working together to ensure that environmental education is a cornerstone of lifelong learning. Together we foster meaningful connections to the natural world, build individual and collective leadership, and create a more environmentally literate and engaged citizenry.
ChangeScale members include a geographically and organizationally diverse group of institutions working together to expand access to environmental education throughout the region. We collaborate to advance the cohesiveness, prominence, and effectiveness of our field.
Mission & History
ChangeScale was founded in 2011 to advance the field of environmental education in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Area. Our mission is to ensure that every generation is inspired with the environmental know-how to create healthy communities and a healthy planet.
Leadership for the partnership is comprised of some of the region’s most prominent educational institutions including NatureBridge, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Lawrence Hall of Science, Outdoor Afro, Education Outside, Latino Outdoors, Stanford University and more. Current steering committee members include…
Environmental education is vital to healthy, vibrant communities. The growing scale and complexity of the environmental issues we face, from climate change to pollution to loss of biological diversity, demands an environmentally literate public that is inspired to act as stewards of the planet and apply practical environmental know-how to support an improved quality of life…