Green Design

USGBC Center for Green Schools
http://www.centerforgreenschools.org
USGBC
http://www.usgbc.org/
National Clearing House for Educational Facilities
http://www.ncef.org/

Guides and Checklists

Sustainable Design Guide Book
http://www.energy.gov/eere/buildings/downloads/lanl-sustainable-design-guide-appendices
Charrette System Guidebook
http://shop.charretteinstitute.org/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=NCI-BOOK1
Green Buildings–EPA
http://www.epa.gov/greenbuilding/

Curriculum

Architectural Handbook 2: A Student Guide
http://www.usgbc.org/Docs/Archive/General/Docs6053.pdf
Design Share Project Library
http://www.designshare.com/index.php/home
Design Competition Curriculum: Middle School
http://www.usgbc.org/Docs/Archive/General/Docs5921.pdf

Student Achievement

USGBC Green School Impacts
http://www.centerforgreenschools.org/impact
Green Apple Day of Service
http://greenapple.org/

Research Articles

Achievement by Design
http://www.asbj.com/MainMenuCategory/Archive/2007/October/AchievementbyDesign.pdf
Building Minds, Minding Buildings. American Federation of Teachers.
http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/bmmbgreenguide0109_0.pdf
Green Schools: Attributes for Health and Learning
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11756
Review and Assessment of the Health and Productivity Benefits of Green Schools: An Interim Report
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11574
Center for Green Schools: Resources
http://centerforgreenschools.org/resources

Trainings and Certifications

Charrette System
http://www.charretteinstitute.org/trainings.html
Green Classroom Professional Certification
http://www.usgbc.org/classroom/gcp
The School Sustainability Leaders Summit
http://centerforgreenschools.org/school-sustainability-leaders-summit
USGBC list of certifications:
http://www.usgbc.org/certification
Sustainable Jersey for Schools, actions, Green Design
http://www.sustainablejerseyschools.com/actions-certification/actions/

Awards

Green Strides
http://www.greenstrides.org/

Tools

Sustainable by Design
http://www.susdesign.com/

Grants and Opportunities

Free First Year of USGBC Membership for K-12 Schools
http://www.centerforgreenschools.org/free-first-year-usgbc-membership-k-12-schools-and-k-12-districts
USGBC School District Scholarship
http://centerforgreenschools.org/apply-school-district-scholarship
Host a Green Schools Fellow
http://centerforgreenschools.org/green-schools-fellowship-and-scholarship-program

Operations and Maintenance

EPA: Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids
http://www.epa.gov/region02/children/k12/
Getting to know LEED: Operations and Maintenance
http://www.usgbc.org/articles/getting-know-leed-building-operations-and-maintenance-om
Healthy Schools Campaign
http://healthyschoolscampaign.org/

Green Cleaning

Cleaning for Healthy Schools
http://www.cleaningforhealthyschools.org/

Guidelines

The Nurse’s Office: Cleaning the Safe and Health Way Guidance for School Nurses
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/lib/sde/PDF/deps/student/health/Nurses_Office_Cleaning.pdf

Training and Certifications

Eco-Schools USA, Healthy Schools pathway
http://www.nwf.org/Eco-Schools-USA/Become-an-Eco-School/Pathways/Healthy-Schools.aspx
Sustainable Jersey for Schools, actions, Healthy Schools
http://www.sustainablejerseyschools.com/actions-certification/actions/
Curriculum
Hand Hygiene Educational Materials from GOJO Industries
https://www.gojo.com/united-states/market/k-12/resources/educational-materials.aspx?sc_lang=en
Healthy Schools, Health People – It’s a Snap
http://www.itsasnap.org/

Certified Products

Green Seal
http://www.greenseal.org/

Project Development/Check Lists

Eco-Logical: An Ecosystem Approach to Developing Infrastructure Projects
http://www.environment.fhwa.dot.gov/ecological/eco_toc.asp

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

NIOSH: Building Air Quality:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/91-114/
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute: Asthma Friendly Schools
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/resources/lung/asthma-friendly-html
Northeast Clean Air Agency IAQ
http://www.nwcleanair.org/aqPrograms/indoorAir.htm
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa.org/
United States Department of Labor IAQ
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/indoorairquality/
NJ Department of Health IAQ
http://www.state.nj.us/health/peosh/iaq.shtml
EPA: Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/

Water Efficiency

Clean Water Action
http://www.cleanwateraction.org/issue/protecting-americas-waters
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities : Water Conservation
http://www.ncef.org/rl/water.cfm
Sustainable Infrastructure for Water: Asset Management
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/sustain/am_resources.cfm
Product to Reduce Water Usage: Instant Off
http://www.instant-off.com/

Energy Conservation

The American Institute of Architecture 50 to 50
http://www.aia.org/practicing/groups/kc/AIAS077430
Timeline: Energy resources through time
http://sciencelearn.org.nz/Contexts/Future-Fuels/Timeline

Waste Management and Recycling

Waste Management: Think Green
http://www.thinkgreen.com/teacher-results
DEP Recycling
http://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/recycling/
Guidelines
TerraCycle – Outsmart Waste
http://www.terracycle.net/
Recycling Guide
http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk

Material Use (Chemical and Risk Reduction)

Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign (EPA)
http://www.greenschools.net/article.php?id=365
Tool for the Reduction and Assessment of Chemical and Other Environmental Impacts (TRACI)
https://www.pre-sustainability.com/download/TRACI_2_1_User_Manual.pdf

Curriculum

National Recycling Coalition: The Conversionator
http://philmang.com/work/nrc/shell_pepsi.html
BrainPop Recycling
http://www.brainpop.com/technology/scienceandindustry/recycling/preview.weml
Trash Timeline
http://fergusonfoundation.org/teacher_resources/trash_timeline_lesson_plan_10-06.pdf

School Grounds

Storm Water Management

Low Impact Development
http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/green/

Landscaping

Ideas for sustainable land design construction and maintenance practices
http://www.sustainablesites.org/
Pesticides and Fertilizer Free Campaign
http://www.cleanwateraction.org/feature/pesticide-and-fertilizer-free-campaign

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Integrated Pest Management in Schools
http://www2.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools

Leadership and Trainings

Green Cleaning

Clean Link
http://www.cleanlink.com/news/article/Training-That-Promotes-Healthy-Green-Cleaning–18686
USGBC Center for Green Schools: Green Cleaning Web Training
http://www.centerforgreenschools.org/sites/default/files/resource-files/Green%2BCleaning%2BCompanion%2BGuide%2B%2B8.15.11.pdf
USGBC Green Classroom Professional Certificate
http://www.usgbc.org/classroom/gcp

Finance and Accounting

Global Footprint Network
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/

Tools

Footprint Calculator
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/personal_footprint/

Student Learning and Achievement

Sustainable Jersey for Schools: Student Learning Actions
http://www.sustainablejerseyschools.com/
Green Schools Program: Curriculum
http://www.greenschool.org/curriculum/

Community Outreach

Green Communities
http://www.epa.gov/greenkit/index.htm
Sustainable Jersey for Schools
http://www.sustainablejerseyschools.com/
Sustainable Jersey
http://www.sustainablejersey.com/
NJDEP, How to Become an Environmentally Sustainable Community – A primer
http://www.nj.gov/dep/opsc/index.html
Smart Growth
http://www.epa.gov/dced/about_sg.htm

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