SCUSD’s Green Schools Fellow formed and worked with a District Green Team to produce a report that showcases the District’s sustainability programs and outlines results. The district will use the report to benchmark its success and guide future programming. The report can also be used by other school districts from across the U.S. to clarify and support their sustainability efforts.
Project Green will give students the opportunity to have a real and lasting impact on the school site they occupy on a daily basis, providing a voice to make a lasting change at their school site and across the District. The students are involved throughout the whole process, from the initial research to the final presentation and implementation. They work with district and local professionals to identify capital improvement projects that will reduce water and energy consumption and improve their learning environment. The students become leaders at their school while alsoe
2011-2012 Pilot project at Theodore Judah Elementary and Rosemont High School. Green Teams at each school will perform building audits in order to reduce resource consumption. The Teams will then present recommendations to a panel in order to receive funding to implement proposed changes.