School Resources

We have gathered a list of informational resources geared towards individuals involved in various levels of school activities. 

  • Need help inspiring your students? Book an assembly presentation from the Alliance for Climate Education.
  • Healthy Schools Network - Offers a school design guide, news, national award information and action alerts.
  • NCEF– High Performance Green Schools - Offers a large resource list, including videos, of green schools programs.
  • US EPA – IAQ Design Tools for Schools - Offers information on the benefits of high performance schools and financial incentive resources.
  • The Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age of Green is a one-hour Emmy award winning documentary that takes the viewer around the world in search of technologies and policies that address the serious problem of carbon dioxide emissions and our dependence on fossil fuels. It focuses on renewable, clean energy technologies that can improve our future and create significant economic opportunities.
  • Echoing Green- Social Change - Supports organizations that push for social change, developing "new solutions to society's most difficult problems." Runs a Fellowship program each year for social entrepreneurs - great for inspiring youth!
  • Sustainable Buildings for Schools - Everything you need to know in California for sustainable buildings and High Performance Schools.
  • Promoting Energy Action and Knowledge - PEAK Resources for teachers, students, and parents loaded with fun ways to help kids learn about energy and the environment. Winner of the 2010 Governor's Environmental & Economic Leadership Award for Best Children's Environmental Education Program.
  • Cool the Earth - Cool The Earth is a ready-to-run program that educates K-8 students and their families about global warming and inspires them to take simple actions to reduce their carbon emissions.
  • Green Schools Alliance - The Alliance provides a variety of opportunities that engage all members of the K-12 international school community. Over 1,700 schools are working together to ensure a safe and healthy environment for future generations through the implementation of sustainable, energy-smart solutions.
  • California School Garden Network - A network of resources for supporting, building, and sustaining gardens in schools. Grants and fundraising available to schools that have demonstrated dedication to gardening.
  • Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges  - A guide to U.S. colleges and universities that have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability.
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Schools Practical ways to improve energy performance in school facilities K-12.