Looking for something to augment classroom or informal learning settings? Look no further! I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) offers a variety of environmental education and community outreach programs for schools, youth groups, adult organizations, and local businesses. ILACSD’s Education Department inspires environmental action through engaging teaching methods , such as storytelling, universal concepts, hands-on demonstrations, PowerPoint, and videos,  to teach the curricula.  Relating information to the audience is important to ILACSD staff, so methods  used depends upon the setting, size, and age of the audience.

ILACSD has developed innovative educational programs illustrating that each person has the power to make a positive impact on their environment and in their community. Presentations are delivered in a unique and effective manner and focus on a topics, including:

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Litter Reduction
  • Used Oil Recycling
  • Ocean and Water Pollution Prevention
  • Watershed Education
  • Ocean Conservation

Certain restrictions apply, so please call for details.

Elementary and Middle School Presentations

Youth Educational Programs ILACSDILACSD currently offers FREE classroom presentations for elementary and middle school students in the following areas:

If your community is not listed above, ILACSD can provide presentations for a small fee. For more information or to schedule a presentation for your school or community group, please submit a request to the Education Coordinator

High School presentations

tbI Love A Clean San Diego is offering FREE high school watershed presentations to schools throughout San Diego County!

Watershed Presentation:
Our standards-based presentation raises environmental awareness in students by teaching the harms of storm water pollution in local watersheds. Not only do we touch on the effects of pollution on our environment, but we also inform students of easy, everyday ways they can prevent storm water pollution. We emphasis community service as a way to keep our watersheds clean and healthy and empower students to be environmental stewards in their communities. These presentations are flexible to best fit your schedule – schedule just a few classes or an entire day. 

ILACSD currently offers FREE classroom presentations for high school students in the following areas:

  • City of San Diego, click here!
  • County of San Diego, click here!
  • Chula Vista
  • Imperial Beach
  • Vista

For more information or to schedule a presentation for your organization or club, please submit a request to our Education Coordinator.

Adult Presentations

Adult Presentations ILACSDAre your setting up a recycling program at your office? Trying to reduce your waste? Want to set an example for your community? Does your community group want to become stewards? ILACSD can help! Schedule a presentation and ILACSD will talk to your group about relevant and current information specific to your location.

For more information or to schedule a presentation for your organization or club, please submit a request to our Education Coordinator.


Testimonials From Students


Testimonials From Teachers

  • "Thank you so much for coming to Joan MacQueen Middle School. Your recycling presentation was excellent. Your ability to relate with students was very impressive and the students really enjoyed your talk. The students are excited about starting our new recycling program."  Jane E. Firth
  • "Just wanted to express my sincere appreciation for your support in coordinating two meaningful, informational assemblies for our students in Dehesa this past Friday morning. Monica did an EXCELLENT job presenting the information. She was personable, energetic, passionate about the subject, and adapted the assemblies (K-4 and 5-8) to best meet the needs of her audience(s). Please keep me informed of any other educational opportunities your organization provides to local schools."
    Tim Scheidt, Dehesa School
  • “Talented presenter! Erika kept students focused and engaged!” Cathy Stoll, 4th grade Teacher, Buena Vista Elementary, 3/8/13
  •  “The kids loved this presentation!  They learned so much about caring for our environment and the 3 R’s. It was fun!” Geri Suster, Teacher, Magnolia Elementary School
  • “Presentation was excellent!  The kids were fully engaged the entire time!”  Laura St. Pierre, Teacher, Dehesa Elementary
  • “It was a fun, interactive presentation”.  Pauline Drew 1st grade South Oceanside Elementary
  • “Presenter was engaging and the information was relevant and useful.”  Brad Burton Health teacher Otay Ranch High
  • “Excellent presentation. Kept the kids focused, we all learned a lot.”  Lorna Thomas Biology Teacher from Julian High