Maria Ghiso, manager of the Rainforest Alliance’s education program, writes about her experience introducing teachers and students in a rural community in Oaxaca, Mexico, to our climate change curricula.
Maria Ghiso—education manager at the Rainforest Alliance—reports back on an inspiring project to improve waste management, air quality and community well being at a rural school in the Petén region of Guatemala.
We’re thrilled to announce that the U.S. Department of Education is promoting the Rainforest Alliance’s work to prepare teachers to integrate local to global learning, sustainability and civic engagement in their classrooms.
Students in the indigenous community of Paso Caballos live in close proximity to jaguars, toucans and howler monkeys. With the help of teachers like Ruth Mayrena Morales Puga, they are learning to value their incredible surroundings and contribute to local conservation efforts.