Partners

The key to the success of One Million Students is our partners in the field who can teach our lessons, who can sponsor us, and who can help spread the word. Please reach out if your company or organization is interested in partnering with One Million Lights to support this amazing program.

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Current Partners:

Interact Club District 5160

Interact is a service club for teens aged 12-18 that works with and for the community through various events, service projects, and fundraisers. Interact clubs are sponsored by their individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance; nevertheless, Interact clubs are entirely self-governed through club-elected officers and self-supported by individual fundraisers.

The name Interact is a combination of the words international and action and thus emphasizes international service, creating overseas relationships and helping the disadvantaged worldwide.

For the 2015-2016 school year. Interact is supporting One Million Lights through various learning experiences, fundraising and projects.

 

Silver Spring Networks new logo for EMS (1) About the Silver Spring Foundation

The Silver Spring Foundation is a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation with the mission to transform the world by inspiring innovation in energy efficiency, leveraging strategic social investments, empowering our employees and partnering with our customers to create sustainable social change.  The Foundation’s first investments are bringing STEM and solar energy education to local K-12 schools, and solar lighting to under served areas of the world.

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This program is one of the first global educational programs designed to increase the general public’s understanding of smart energy and help prepare the next generation for the benefits of the smart grid.  A Smart Energy Future curriculum,  is available free to educators, is designed to help teachers, students, their families and their communities understand how the smart grid can address the nation’s energy challenges. It also enables students to see how the smart grid may present career and professional opportunities in a fast growing, technological industry and be on the cutting edge of a worldwide energy transformation. The smart grid consists of digital technology that allows utility companies to more intelligently connect to consumers and devices on the electrical grid, saving money and lessening the environmental impact of the energy we use.  The One Million Lights Solar Energy Curriculum makes up the newest unit. You can find it here.

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The SunPower Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on empowering, inspiring and motivating a new generation of solar leaders in global communities. Established by SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) in 2008, the SunPower Foundation partners with key nonprofit agencies to develop and distribute education tools that support community-based solar power initiatives around the world. For more information, please visit the SunPower Foundation website at www.sunpower.org. The need for environmental literacy in our schools has never been greater. Every day we are facing new and difficult decisions regarding environmental issues. The next generation will face far more challenges as the world’s population increases, and natural resources diminish. The One Million Students program aims to reach thousands of schoolchildren in the next few years, domestically and internationally. Our lesson plans aspire to motivate students to make smart power choices and to grow up to be environmentally conscious.