Creative Chnage Educational Systems

CRC: Quick Login

Sign in

Forgot Password

facebook LinkedIn twitter

Creative Change

Breaking new ground for educational transformation.

We help schools and universities become incubators for innovation. Our partners  range from K12 districts to Big Ten universities to the United Nations.

Learn about our consulting, curriculum, and professional development work.

Educate for
Global Solutions

When learning is real, students engage.

Sustainability improves achievement, engagement, and community wellbeing. We specialize in transitioning K20 institutions to this new way of teaching and learning. 

Learn why we need to educate for sustainability.

Learn more about our approach in this short video.

Invest in a
sustainable future

Education is the way to turn global challenges into opportunities.

Our collective future hinges on our ability to transform our educational systems. We're creating lasting change in K20 classrooms and teacher education programs.

Learn about our record of success and how to support our work.


success story

boosting achievement

An innovative educational program on diversity and sustainable communities has boosted scores on Common Core reading skills for middle school students in the Ypsilanti Community Schools. The semester-long course wove literacy and history into the study of diversity, equity, and community well-being. A comparison of pre- and post-tests shows 20-25% gains in skills such as citing evidence. 

Download the evaluation report.

from brown to green

We're working with the Baker City School District on a project-based high school course focused on the redevelopment of a local brownfield (a polluted property). The course leads students through the same process engineers, scientists and policy makers use when working to revitalize brownfields.

Download an outline of the course from the guest pass area of the Curriculum Resource Center.

Powerful curriculum that connects.

Our Curriculum Resource Center delivers project-based lessons, course modules, and frameworks for K20 educators. Get the resources you need to enhance or design units, courses and programs. Aligned to Common Core standards.

Download samples today.


What's the Earth worth?

You might not have thought about it, but nature provides multiple life-sustaining functions.  Plants produce oxygen and absorb carbon, wetland filter water, and bees pollinate critical food plans. Together, theses functions are call “ecosystem services.”

Ecosystem services are of course inherently invaluable. But have you ever wondered what they would be worth in monetary terms?  Read more . . .

Recent posts

What are schools for?

Leadership in unexpected places

What do we mean by innovation?


let's keep in touch

Sign up for our e-newsletter