"The GreenPower program does a great job providing materials and training for treachers to help improve science and STEM instructions in Nevada classrooms."
David Crowther, Ph.D.,
Executive Director Raggio Research Center for STEM Education, Professor of Science Education, University of Nevada, Reno
"The GreenPower team has worked tirelessly to develop and improve classroom ready resources and build capacity for teacher support and implementation."
K-12 Regional Science Trainer, Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program
Our mission is to support Nevada's preK-12 educators in science-based, environmental education by providing the tools, resources, and knowledge they need, so all students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work, live and contribute in our community.
We aim to increase scientific knowledge and understanding of the earth's environment, promoting preservation of diverse ecosystems, advancing responsible resource management, and improving human health and welfare.
All students can learn and deserve an effective teacher.
Every teacher deserves to have access to free curriculum and materials that are aligned to the current educational standards.
Educators training fellow educators builds capacity, professionalism, and perspective.
Sharing resources and engaging partners builds opportunity, ownership, and expertise.
Our mission is to support Nevada's preK-12 educators in science-based, environmental education by providing the tools, resources, and knowledge they need, so all students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work, live and contribute in our community. Learn more by clicking the links below
Fri, 19 Feb 2016
LAS VEGAS – Educators in Southern Nevada will convene Saturday, February 20th at the Desert Research Institute to explore news ways of incorporating Science, Technology... Read more
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
RENO – Teachers from throughout Northern Nevada will gather on January 30th at the Nevada Museum of Art to explore and discuss innovative methods to... Read more
Thu, 01 Oct 2015
Nevada State College hosts 4th Southern Nevada Diversity Summit LAS VEGAS, Nev. – DRI's education and outreach staff will present the Institute's impact on STEM (Science... Read more
Fri, 24 Jul 2015
Media invited to engage with local teachers, scientists and DRI GreenPower community partners LAS VEGAS – Media are invited to attend DRI GreenPower’s EnergySmart Education Summer... Read more
Thu, 13 Nov 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 On Oct. 15, parents of students from more than 25 Title I schools in CCSD attended the Title I Family Learning Academy... Read more
Thu, 18 Sep 2014
Lab equipment upgrades made possible by 2013 DRI Nevada Medalist donation Students at Earl Wooster High School are starting the year off with new science lab... Read more
Wed, 13 Aug 2014
For Immediate Release: August 13, 2014 RENO – Science teachers from across Nevada and Northern California gathered at Squaw Valley last week to take part in... Read more
Thu, 27 Jun 2013
Southern Nevada teachers recognize her role in promoting science education. For Immediate Release: June 26, 2013 Amelia Gulling, GreenPower AdministratorLAS VEGAS – Amelia Gulling, the Desert Research... Read more
Thu, 25 Apr 2013
Source: KLAS TV 8 News NOWAired: 04/22/13Keywords: dri, desert research institute, las vegas, greenpower, greenfestAffiliation: GreenPowerDescription: Celebrating new ways to go green, the Desert Research Institute's GreenPower program... Read more
Sat, 20 Apr 2013
Source: KSNV TV, News 3Las VegasAired:04/20/13Keywords: dri, desert research institute, las vegas, greenpower, hydroponicsAffiliation: GreenPowerDescription: DRI’s GreenPower Administrator, Amelia Gulling, highlights how green boxes help students in school GreenPower, as a... Read more
Sat, 09 Feb 2013
Title: Taking learning beyond the textbookSource: KSNV NBC 3 at 5pm.Aired: 2/9/13Keywords: dri, desert research institute, greenpower, teacher training, las vegasAffiliation: GreenPowerContact(s): Amelia GullingDescription: Some... Read more
Wed, 30 Jan 2013
Amelia Gulling, DRI’s GreenPower Administrator was recognized at the annual Women To Watch ceremony for the Las Vegas business magazine, Vegas Inc at the Vdara... Read more
Fri, 25 Jun 2010
DRI received a $100,000 donation from the The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation in support of the K-12 school-based GreenPower Program. GreenPower is a... Read more
Wed, 21 Apr 2010
The April 2010 issue of Washoe Parents explored the GreenPower program, its benefits, and the impact it has on kids throughout Washoe County. Pine Middle... Read more
Wed, 14 Oct 2009
10/14/2009 | Read the RGJ article (PDF) Several children put on a skit Monday for their school that involved a visit from the aliens of "Planet... Read more