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MISSION

 Integrate sustainability concepts and practices, in particular, renewable and sustainable energy, throughout SLO county schools, P-16.

 Create STEM based, sustainability focused business-education part-nerships which support our local environment, economy, and community.

 Facilitate the training of our local workforce in sustainability best practices.

FEATURES

 Activities, projects, programs, and events
 Workshops and professional development for teachers and community
 Wide variety of sustainability related resources
 Teaching learning materials (hands-on kits, tutorials, curriculum)
 Correlation to Common Core, NGSS, and National Sustainability Standards
 STEM Focused

K-12 PROGRAMS

Elementary Sustainability Integration:

 Content-Process training
 Hands-on, project based classroom teaching kits
 Ongoing classroom support and stipends
 Professional Development Energy Workshops


Middle-School Sustainability Integration:

 Hands-on, project based classroom teaching kits
 Content-Process training
 Ongoing classroom support and stipends
 Links to Career Technical Pathways
Professional Development Energy Workshops

SUSTAINABILITY INTERNSHIPS

  • Green Business Program Interns
  • K-12 In School Teaching Interns
  • Environmental Interns

 

CONTACT

Derrick Lavoie, Ph.D. - Director/Supervisor
Ph: (805) 709-0579
Fax: (805) 546-3197
EMAIL:dlavoie@cuesta.edu

WEBSITE: http://www.communityprograms.net/sustainability/index.html

We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, creed,or ethnicity

 

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Carissa Plains Elementary School displays their solar projects at the ENERGY EVENT, Oct. 5th, 2013

 


professiona development workshop summer 2013

Teachers participating in a National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project professional development workshop.



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Students work together to investigate different insulating materials at the Carissa Plains Elementary School


NEWS RELEASES

SUNPOWER goes on line

Sustainability Center Nears Completion

Cuesta To Open Sustainability Resource Center

Cuesta Gets Hefty Check from PGE for Sustainability Center