Green Schools

Green Building United leads the Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program.

Currently in its fifth year, the program provides grants, one-on-one support, and expert resources to K-12 schools in Delaware that are committed to becoming healthier, more sustainable, and more energy efficient.

Participating schools work toward achieving certification and national recognition through Eco-Schools USA and the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools award.

Benefits to participating schools include: networking with like-minded educators, opportunities to attend roundtables and workshops, free building energy assessments (for qualifying schools), access to the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to help with energy benchmarking, eligibility to apply for an annual mini-grant program, and access to support while implementing sustainability initiatives.

star Each session worth 4 GBCI CE hours and AIA LUs

Delaware Schools Building Operator Training

Tue, 6/4/2019 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Delaware Technical Community College - Stanton Campus - Sustainable Energy Training Center - 400 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713

2018-2019 Participating Schools

Brandywine Springs School

First State Montessori Academy

Forwood Elementary School

Hanby Elementary

Kirk Middle School

La Academia Antonia Alonso

Lancashire Elementary

Las Americas Aspira Academy

Odyssey Charter School

Postlethwait Middle School

Shue-Medill Middle School

Springer Middle School

St. Andrews School

Sussex Tech High School

The Independence School

The Jefferson School

The Tatnall School

Ursuline Academy

Warner Elementary School

William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary

Wilmington Montessori

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The Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program has given our staff and students access to resources by way of high-quality professional development, a network of specialists and an abundance of good ideas.

Laurie Orsic, Assistant Head of School, ​ Wilmington Montessori School​

As part of the Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program, our students worked with the mechanical engineering team of Practical Energy Solutions to see firsthand the behind-the-scenes operations of Milford High School and what it costs to run a school. This real-life, hands-on approach was a beautiful connection to our energy curriculum.​

Molly Chorman, Energy Management Instructor, Milford High School​


2019 Mini Grant Awardees

The Delaware Pathways to Green Schools Program awarded $10,000 in mini grants to ten area K-12 schools to fund energy- and climate-related projects. The mini grant funding is provided by the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility. 

When executed, all projects will have a positive impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and will help to cultivate a generation of good stewards of the environment on K-12 school campuses throughout the state.

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