Urban Ecology Academy

The CURes Teacher Urban Ecology Academy supports California teachers as they work together throughout the school year to implement and develop our urban ecology curricula. A stipend is available to all participating California Credentialed teachers currently working at greater Los Angeles area schools. Salary points are available to those working at LAUSD schools. Learn more.

Urban EcoLab

Urban EcoLab consists of a series of modules that explore fundamental concepts in the study of urban ecology. The modules can be used in part or in whole, based on your larger instructional program. Learn more.


CURes and the Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL) at LMU are leading a professional development program that serves teachers of long-term English Learners. This program operates in three partner school districts in southern California: Lennox, Wiseburn, and Environmental Charter. Learn more.

Summer Institute

CURes offers summer trainings for teachers to develop and implement Urban EcoLab curricula. Learn more.