The Everglades Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem. Since its founding in 1993 by a group of local outdoor enthusiasts, the Foundation has become a respected and important advocate for the sustainability of one of the world’s most unique ecosystems. Serving as an influential powerhouse in the
environmental world, The Everglades Foundation has a history of influencing environmental policy by providing bipartisan solutions backed by sound scientific research.
Rooted in science and inspired by these solutions, The Everglades Foundation takes on a powerful democratic approach when advocating for the restoration of America’s beloved wetland.
THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION
Mission & Vision
The Everglades Foundation works to protect and restore America’s Everglades through science, advocacy and education.
We envision an everglades with abundant freshwater for consumption, enjoyment, ecological health and economic growth for generations to come.
The Everglades Literacy Program is a call to action for schools, teachers, and students to ensure that future generations of Floridians understand the ecological and economic value of the Everglades ecosystem. Our goals are laid out by curriculum design, professional development, and instruction assessment/student learning outcomes:
GOAL 1: Curriculum Design for Authentic
Learning and alignment to Florida Standards
GOAL 2: Professional Learning and Implementation
GOAL 3: Student Engagement
and Career Connections
The Everglades Literacy Program hosts Teacher Trainings and classroom presentations, participates in Science Nights, and provides a free, online Teacher Toolkit with 36 comprehensive Everglades lesson plans that align with Florida State Standards.
DEDICATED TO THE EDUCATION & PRESERVATION OF AMERICA'S EVERGLADES
Meet The Team
Learn how you can implement the Everglades Literacy Program in your school and classroom by contacting us today.
FROM KISSIMMEE TO MONROE
An Everglades Educational Journey awaits
Go With The Flow
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FOR ANY GENERAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US:
Telephone: (305) 251-0001
18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 625 Palmetto Bay, Florida 33157
If you’d like more information about the
Everglades Champion Schools Recognition Program, please contact: