For decades, Dr. Tony Knight of the Oak Park Unified School District has remained focused on implementing curriculum and facility programs that create healthy learning environments and help students gain first-hand knowledge of the power of individual action. The district efforts have set the pace for efforts other schools as in the state as well as the local community. Click here.
Before taking a position with the Office of Public School Construction, Bill Savidge managed school district facilities programs and guided many school boards, oversight groups, and communities through the complexities of the school design and construction processes in California. In a Green Technology interview, he discusses priorities for the next round of efforts to upgrade school facilities. Click here.
As Commander of the Navy Region Southwest, retired Rear Admiral Len Hering developed groundbreaking programs in energy, water and waste management, setting standards that influenced practices throughout the Department of Defense. Now serving as the Executive Director of the California Center for Sustainable Energy, he discusses central the central challenges of sustainability and strategies that can ensure the long-term security of finite resources.
School administrators, educators, facilities managers and local government representatives are invited to a Pre-Summit ZNE Schools Workshop on November 4 to learn about the strategies necessary to achieve successful ZNE projects. This special event, held the day before the 2014 Green California Schools Summit, is being presented in partnership with the California Public Utilities Commission and the New Buildings Institute. For details, click here.