The Green & Healthy Schools Academy promotes vibrant, just, inspiring, engaging, healthy, and high performing schools and communities through programs and engagement with educators, administrators, students, and community members. Our vision is for schools to foster the types of students and citizens who are prepared to tackle challenges of the 21st century through empathy, collaborations, systems-thinking, civic engagement, and problem-seeking and -solving.
School Sustainability Culture Program – a two-year, hands-on, immersive learning community that assists schools with the integration of sustainability into their buildings, curriculum, and culture through inspirational, comprehensive, and developmental lectures, workshops, technical assistance, and projects that catalyze positive transformation
Healthy Schools Technical Assistance – an effort to create healthier and safer schools by facilitating assessments and professional development and changes to policies and procedures
Innovative Learning – innovative learning experiences for preK-12 educators and students that explore the areas of sustainability, equity, environmental justice, systems thinking, purposeful creation, design, and the built environment
Green Apple Day of Service – service learning projects that stimulate school and community engagement and learning to create healthy, high performing, and beautiful schools and communities
School Building Project Technical Assistance – academy staff provide technical assistance to schools that are exploring a renovation or new construction project