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Learn how you can support sustainability education and Facing the Future's work!

  • Ignite your students' learning and inspire them to take action in their communities with our hands-on, standards-aligned global sustainability curriculum!

  • Our resources build global awareness, develop critical thinking skills, and engage students with diverse needs—find out how by exploring our rigorous, teacher-tested pedagogy.

  • The world is connected in countless ways, and global issues are no different. Find out how to make a world of difference with your class, club, or community group!

  • Our dedicated staff, passionate network of peer educators, and tireless volunteers work to provide low-cost, hands-on, and engaging resources for educators and students around the world.

  • Inspire the next generation of student leaders and create a more sustainable future—donate, volunteer, and partner with us!

Hands-on Curricula

Visit our online store to learn about our hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum for language arts, math, science, and social studies. Download a free sample lesson from our Teacher Lesson Plan or a look inside one of our Student Texts to see how our resources will engage your students.

Featured Resource

Exploring Global Issues: Social, Economic, and Environmental Interconnections Exploring Global Issues: Social, Economic, and Environmental Interconnections. This text provides students with an opportunity to investigate and engage with the most pressing issues on the planet today. Each chapter helps develop critical thinking and reading skills.

Discover the benefits of Exploring Global Issues today.


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About Us

Our hands-on sustainability lesson plans and standards-aligned textbooks equip and motivate students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness, and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable future. We are an independent program of Western Washington University.

About Us

We equip and motivate students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness, and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable future through hands-on curricula and professional learning.

Facing the Future is an
independent program of WWU