Call for Presenters

Email your name, contact info, credentials, topic title and a 100-word session proposal to conference director,

Choose a topic below or create your own!
Initial proposal deadline between June 1 and October 1, 2019.
Proposals received after October 1 will be reviewed for consideration.

K-12 Sustainability
Virtual school tour of sustainability features
Facilities/landcare: healthy, resilient schools
Curriculum: sustainability across the curriculum
Sustainability practices: energy, food, transportation, water, materials, management
Student sustainability showcase
Sustainability Intelligence: energy audits, etc.
Grade appropriate activities for Elementary, Middle, and High School students
Student/class projects and/or posters
Environmental education: learning to care about the earth
Green Ribbon Schools – best practices
Teaching to the Frameworks
Teaching all the E’s (Environment, Economy, Equity) to include social justice
Sustainability is for all teachers, not just science teachers
School gardens, farms, and orchards
Farm to school:  access to local food
School plans to reduce waste
Net Zero Energy school buildings
Healthy buildings: indoor air quality/heating/cooling
The effect of health/environment on student learning
New school construction with solar:  PPA vs outright ownership
Resilient schools, integrating solar/storage
Resilience grants for communities
Resources for teachers and schools
(Re)Designing schools as sustainability learning laboratorie
Outdoor classrooms: how to help schools use them effectively
Teaching students how the planet works
Looking forward to sustainability at college and a green career after high school
Learning from college campuses: locally grown food and 100% renewables
Barriers are being broken down between facilities and curriculum – intersections are emerging
Top down and bottom up drivers:  Superintendents to students
Sustainability platform for students: data collection & tracking, driving change with data sharing
Impact of advocacy for resilience:  preparing buildings for a storm
Getting stakeholders together (policy & advocacy) to affect change
The benefits of partnering with government, business, or nonprofits
Priority Projects:  energy competition, waste reduction, green building design
K-12 School Sustainability Managers and Coordinators progress reports
Urban, rural, and suburban school projects
Facilities/Landcare: making our physical world more sustainable
Choose a topic above or create your own!