Planing Ideas and Resources

Green School activities are systematically included as core components of major planning efforts.


  1. Green events are planned by one teacher, parent or classroom.
  2. Green school goals are integrated into one grade level core competencies.
  3. School has formed a school-wide Green Team consisting of teachers, administrators, students, parents and community to coordinate the systematic planning and implementation of ongoing and new Green School activities.
  4. School planning documents identify measurable, realistic and exciting Green School objectives.
  5. School participates in a district wide Green Team meeting to address Green School initiatives across the district.
  6. Being a Green School is formally incorporated into the School Improvement Plan, and it is a standing agenda item as SAC and or faculty meetings.


  • USGBC Center for Green Schools Planning Guides