• Completed Actions
    • In Washington, D.C., the Office of the State Superintendent of Education and Environmental Education Consortium have informed the Healthy Youth and Schools Commission of the Chesapeake Bay Program's sustainable school goals.
    • In Virginia, the Department of Education has asked experts, stakeholders, and state and federal agencies to suggest tools, resources, training opportunities and other assistance to help schools implement sustainable school programs.
  • Watershed-wide Actions
    • Convene state-level sustainable school meetings to facilitate dialogue and increase intentional connections among people and programs to help schools engage in increasingly sophisticated sustainability efforts.
    • Increase the number of facilities, health and other related professionals engaged in state-level sustainable school meetings to inform sustainable school efforts and increase cross-disciplinary sustainability considerations.
    • Support the development of school and division-level sustainability plans that outline program components and best practices. Share these plans with partners to encourage replication.
    • Provide partner organizations with information about sustainable school certification programs, opportunities and benefits.
    • Provide partner organizations with successful program models and lessons learned to improve programs and increase collaboration.
    • Identify funding opportunities to support school sustainability efforts.
    • Encourage and support the implementation of pollution-reducing best management practices on school grounds.