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"The significant problems we face cannot be solved with the same level of thinking we used to create them." Albert Einstein

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We prepare school systems and their communities to educate for a sustainable future by inspiring educators and engaging students through meaningful content and learner-centered instruction.

Our Services

Our work with schools, districts and in higher education revolve around the curriculum, instruction and assessment aspects of Education for Sustainability. Learn More


Introduction to EfS is a one day workshop that combines systems thinking, sustainable economics, and the science of sustainability to inspire participation in the shift toward a sustainable future. Learn More


Sustainable Jersey for Schools is a certification program for NJ public schools that want to go green, conserve resources and take steps to create a brighter future, one school at a time. The Cloud Institute offers professional development to help educators earn points towards certification. Learn More


Jaimie Cloud delivers keynotes and workshops around the country to share the why, what, and how of Education for Sustainability (EfS). She is a pioneer in the field, an engaging speaker, and she is available to meet with your school group or leadership team. Learn More

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EfS Standards and Performance Indicators


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Teachers, Administrators and Staff Make the Shift to Educate for Sustainability

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Multi-District Collaboration for
Curriculum Innovation


Recommended Videos, Books
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Our well-known Intro to EfS One-Day Workshop is now on video! Recorded during the Cloud Institute's Summer Design Studio,the session will increase your awareness, knowledge, and understanding of EfS.

The Cloud Commons Digital Library is a learning community and resource center for EfS educators, administrators and students. Subscribe for immediate access to all of the Cloud Institute's units and courses, plus resources to support education for sustainability.



Are you ready to take the EfS Reality Check? This informal assessment tool provides a summary of basic steps and entry points to consider as you are educating for sustainability.

Play the Fish Game You have 10 days to catch as many fish as you can. The money you make will support your family for a month.



The Green Schools Conference & Expo (GCSE) brings together green school thought-leaders and champions, connecting educators, school admins, non-profit and corporate partners, and elected officials to advance the shared mission of green schools for all within this generation. [Mar 31-Apr 1, 2016 | Pittsburgh, PA] learn more