Architects, building managers, school nurses and others who might influence certain aspects of school sustainability are often underrepresented in discussions about “green” schools.
Different aspects of school sustainability often rest with different individuals or departments within a single school or school division. There is often a lack of coordination among these individuals and departments.
Factors Influencing Progress
A range of factors—including stakeholder representation and coordination in discussions and decisions related to "green" schools—impact the Chesapeake Bay Program’s ability to increase the number of schools in the region that reduce the impact of their buildings and grounds on their local watershed, the environment and human health.