• Sante Fe Public Schools

    The Sustainability Specialist focuses on collaborating, developing, and implementing the District Sustainability Plan as well as energy efficiency and waste management projects.

  • Detroit Public Schools

    Sample job description for a Director of Sustainability position. The Director manages sustainability programs and assesses impact while balancing district objectives.

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools

    This report summarizes the process used to develop the green house gas inventory, reports on the findings of the inventory, and outline the next steps for VBCPS to take on their path to carbon neutrality.

  • USGBC: Center for Green Schools

    Use this document as a reference guide when you want to approach your local school baord about a school sustainability issue. It's formatted to follow basic steps you might take in an advocacy effort.

  • University of Missouri

    This report draws on research to discuss 5 potential roles for Teaching Green Buidlings (TGBs): symbol, science museum, 3D textbook, call to action, and place.

  • Hartford Public Schools

    Hartford's comp. plan is a tool to develop and improve the facilities maintenance program. The incuded analysis and conclusions serve as guidelines of priorities for capital improvement program.

  • Association of School Business Officials International

    The deisre to build schools that addressed indoor air quality andnatural daylight evolved into national recignition for sustianability. Sustainability is more than socially responsible, it's the smart way to run a business.

  • Boston Public Schools

    This BPS policy requires (1) water be available at no cost whenever meals are served, (2) BPS implement a transparent plan to ensure the ongoing assessment of drinking water quality and reporting the status of water access.

  • Better Buildings Challenge: The US Dept. of Energy

    This 2017 webinar covers fuel cell buses in the US, the Clean Cities Program's alternative school bus case studies, and VW Settlement funds.

  • Baltimore School District

    Baltimore implemented a green cleaning policy to ensure clean, safe, and healthy environments for students, staff, and the community at large.

  • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

    This guide provides a suggested process and resources for building or expanding an effective employee wellness initiative.

  • Poudre School District

    Larimer County, Colorado, schools created a comprehensive guide to going green. This 90 page plan applies to the construction of new facilities and the renovation of existing structures.

  • Adams 12 Five Star School District

    Adams 12 Five Star Schools implemented a district-wide Sustainability plan to great success. Their policy is a model for schools looking to go green.

  • Scott County School District

    Scott County Schools collaborated to reduce energy consumption in school buildings, classrooms, equipment, and vehicles. The plan covers temperature, building resource management, lighting, space heaters, water conservation, and new construction.

  • Hartford County Public School District

    This document establishes specific criteria and requirements relating to energy use, conservation, and sustanability at all levels of district operations.

  • Hartford County Public School District

    Hartford County's policy memo outlines its commitment to reduce energy consmption and use alternate funding sources to leverage the power of renewable strategies.

  • Hudson City School District

    Hudson City School District created an administrative guide to energy conservation. These guidelines cover building management, HVAC, lighting and water usage. Schools interested in going green should consult Hudson's guidelines as a model policy.

  • AASHE

    The Campus Sustainability Hub is a one-stop shop for AASHE members to acces toolkits and resources about sustainability in higher education (from academics to operations to governance).

  • Interface

    A guide for purchasing furniture free of hazardous handful chemicals.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • Baltimore City Schools

    The Baltimore City Schools sustainability plan identifies the 6 key areas that City Schools will focus on in the coming years. The plan is tied to the district’s blueprint for success and is an important part of making our schools engaging, exciting, and healthy places to teach and learn.

  • U.S. Department of Energy

    This webinar - hosted by experts from the DOE, USGBC, and Green Schools Alliance - instruct leaders in how to include energy efficiency in their back to school toolboxes.

  • New Buildings Institute

    NBI hosts the annual Getting to Zero Forum. Their site highlights state policies and national programs working toward zero energy schools; districts pursuing zero energy and the strategies they use to achieve this task; feasibility studies, assessment strategies, and other technical looks at zero energy school design; and case studies of succesful zero energy school buildings.

  • Energy Star

    You can't manage what you don't measure. The EPA created ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager - an online tool to measure and track energy and water consumption.

  • EPA

    Your project - or one you are sponsoring - could be an award winner. Apply or encourage a student you know to apply for PEYA and see what a difference they can make for the environment with an award-winning project.

  • National Youth Science Foundation

    NYSCamp is a science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate high school. Students from around the country (two are selected to represent each state and Washington, D.C.) are challenged academically in exciting lectures, hands-on studies, and an outdoor adventure program.