As a Provider for Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin Sustain Dane advises and coaches schools on sustainability project management and action plan development. We offer extensive experience in behavior-based energy reduction efforts, recycling and composting campaigns, outdoor classroom creation, outdoor learning, idling reduction campaigns, community engagement and inclusive planning processes.
Sustain Dane partners with the Madison Metropolitan School District in developing and implementing strategies and supports for outdoor learning across the district.
Sustain Dane collaborates with Public Health Madison and Dane County, City of Madison Parks, and the Madison Metropolitan School District to achieve Strategy 2 of the Madison Connecting Children and Nature Implementation Plan: Identify resources to support maintenance and use of outdoor classrooms/ open spaces within the Madison Metropolitan School District and Madison School & Community Recreation programs.
From spring 2016 through spring 2017, Sustain Dane provides project management support to Prairie View Elementary School in Oregon, Wisconsin, including coaching regarding gathering stakeholder input, community engagement, communications, budgeting, construction, curriculum integration and sustainability/maintenance.