Region 11: Los Angeles

Serving Los Angeles County

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Candice Russell
12601 Mulholland Drive,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone 818-623-4876

Welcome Back to CREEC Region 11!

Look to this page for upcoming news. A searchable directory of resources and an online calendar are in development and will be coming soon.


Upcoming Events


Breathe LA

BREATHE California of Los Angeles County is hosting a Public Service Announcement contest!

BREATHE LA is inviting middle and high school students to create an original tobacco-/nicotine-free PSA around the theme of “Be The First” tobacco-free generation.


Let’s join hands to silence Big Tobacco!

How will YOU Be the First?

Contest Entry and Rules at:

Enter by February 10th, 2017 at 5pm

For more information contact Risha Parada at




Green Ambassadors Institute 2016-17: ‘Research in Action’
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 // Sat, Feb 25, 2017 // Sat, May 6, 2017

Environmental Charter Schools invites educators and community leaders to the Green Ambassadors Institute, a 3-part professional development series on incorporating real-world environmental sustainability issues in your curriculum. Using Los Angeles as a learning lab, connect to research being conducted by LA’s leading environmental organizations, get localized content knowledge you can use in any K-12 subject and leave with tools to help your students drive relevant solutions of their own. Participants are eligible for $300 minigrants to implement an environmental service learning project with students. Sub costs reimbursed for classroom teachers. Register now:

Green Ambassadors Institute Flyer


California Green Ribbon Schools Recognition Program

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson invites schools and districts to share their “Journey to Green” by applying to the California Green Ribbon Schools (CA-GRS) recognition program this fall. CA-GRS recognizes applicants for excellence in whole-school sustainability, including resource use and conservation, health and wellness, and environmental and sustainability education. Please read the Superintendent’s letter on the California Department of Education (CDE) Web page:

Interested parties may request an electronic application and review program information on our Web page:  If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Lesley Taylor, Field Representative in the School Facilities and Transportation Services Division, by phone at 916-322-0310 or by e-mail at