Who We Are
A dynamic multi-disciplinary collaboration, Climate Education Partners is a team of experts who have pooled their talents and resources to provide information about how San Diegans can preserve our high quality of life for future generations, maintaining the natural beauty, ideal weather and abundant resources we enjoy today. They represent:
These leaders are joined by dozens of community, special interest, faith-based and business groups who share this vision and who actively support efforts to preserve the special quality of life found here.
Roles of Each Partner
The University of San Diego (USD) is the managing organization and provides a combination of overall project management, climate science, formal climate science education and informal education practitioner expertise.
Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) director Scott Anders coordinates interactions with the evaluation team, Dr. Jay Feldman and Jessica Robles. Also, Dr. Jeanne (Nilmini) Silva-Send, adjunct professor and senior policy analyst, contributes to the development of educational materials, including those related to the climate and energy awareness project and conducts climate-related case studies with tribal populations.
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) provides expertise in the learning sciences (drawing heavily from educational and social psychology), research design and implementation, and data collection, review and analysis.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) is the team lead on climate science, climate data development and consults in the development of educational materials.
The San Diego Foundation (TSDF) is leading several initiatives, including developing a seminal report summarizing the regional impacts of climate change, an update of a landmark study released by TSDF in 2009.
The Steve Alexander Group (TSAG) is a private sector facilitation and strategic communications and public affairs group. TSAG provides expertise to the project in public opinion research, public affairs, messaging and media relations, communications to regional leaders, meeting design and facilitation.