Save the Date: Upcoming Events for School Sustainability Champions

At PAISBOA's spring Sustainability Group meeting, Rosanne Mistretta, Director of Abington Friends School's Center for Experiential Learning, leads a tour of sustainable features on AFS's campus.

At PAISBOA's spring Sustainability Group meeting, Rosanne Mistretta, Director of Abington Friends School's Center for Experiential Learning, leads a tour of sustainable features on AFS's campus.

PAISBOA's Sustainability Group Meeting to be Held at AIM Academy

The first PAISBOA Sustainability Group meeting of the school year will be held at AIM Academy on Thursday, October 26th from 5:15 - 7:30 pm (dinner included). New members are always welcome!

The PAISBOA Sustainability Group supports a network of representatives interested in incorporating environmentally sustainable practices in their schools. Participants in this group include sustainability directors/coordinators, teachers, heads of school, administrators, campus operations/facilities directors, food service managers and business officers who play a role in championing sustainability efforts.  

Interested schools take turns hosting the meetings and have the opportunity to provide tours and showcase their sustainability initiatives. On October 26, AIM Academy’s middle school science teachers Chrissy Mellon will lead a tour of her school followed by dinner and a group discussion. 

Questions? Contact Mary Ann Boyer of Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants or Al Greenough of PAISBOA. We hope to see you at the meeting. Ready to sign up? Contact Ron Hill at PAISBOA to register 484-367-7553.

Green Schools Workshop in Delaware

Also, Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) and the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) will host a Green Schools workshop on Wednesday, October 4th at the DuPont Environmental Education Center in Wilmington, DE. Sessions will focus on topics related to sustainability such as energy conservation, recycling, Green Ribbon Schools, schoolyard habitat and biodiversity. For more information, CLICK HERE.