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December 20, 2018

Best Practices, Case Histories, Technology Innovation

A Zero Net Energy school workshop at the summit. (Photo by David McNew)

Education sessions at the Summit are designed to help those involved in sustainability and environmental education programs in California schools discover strategies and resources that can help them achieve their goals.

Special attention is paid to identifying presentations that include case histories from California campuses, and lessons learned from efforts to increase building efficiency and health, manage water, implement green building strategies and encourage environmental literacy.

The Golden State is home to green leaders in a variety of disciplines, and the Summit benefits greatly from their participation as speakers in the program.

A teacher session at the summit. (Photo by David McNew)

The program for 2019 is still in development. Topics to be covered will include:

Zero net energy and zero carbon buildings
Fleet electrification, including vehicles and charging infrastructure
Environmental literacy
Waste management, including recycling and food waste programs
Green building
Biophilia
Funding sources for
Stormwater management
School garden programs
Green schoolyards

To see session descriptions from the 2018 conference, click here.

Students are trained to help with energy management at their schools in a summit session. (Photo: David McNew)