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Sustainable Schools—Sustainable Solutions Conference
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 7:00am

Plan to attend the 2nd annual Conference!
June 19, 2012 (Optional networking evening on June 18th)
Gladstone High School, 18800 Portland Avenue, Gladstone, Oregon
Organized by: Sustainable Oregon Schools Initiative Confederation of Oregon School Administrators



Veronica Dujon
Veronica Dujon, Award-winning Sociology Professor at Portland State University
"Understanding the Social Dimension of Sustainability: A Fundamental Role of K-12 Education"

Diana Fisher
Diana Fisher, award-winning K-12 teacher, author and systems thinking / systems dynamics expert
"Leveraging Systems Thinking and Systems Modeling to Educate for Sustainability"


Many sessions about practices, models and resources you can use today, drawn from the “Pillars” of the sustainable school awards:   (In collaboration with: AIA Portland - Committee on Architecture for Education, Council of Educational Facility Planners International – OR/SW Wash Chapter and the Nutrition Council of Oregon)

  • Education for Sustainability
  • Environmental Impacts of the School Facility and Operations
  • Healthy, Safe Students
  • Social Sustainability

Student Panel

Presentation of 2012 Sustainable School Awards. Details here.

 Exhibitor Tables and Networking Opportunities  
Fabulous Food prepared by students of the Gladstone High School Culinary Arts Program.

WHO should participate?

  • District & school administrators
  • Teachers
  • Board members
  • Nonformal educators
  • Facilities Managers
  • Other staff (facilities, operations, food service, transportation, purchasing, business)
  • Design and Construction Professionals
  • Colleges of Education faculty
  • Pre-service teachers
  • Business and government leaders, Involved community members
  • College and high school students

WHY attend?

Prepare students and schools for the future, now!

Learn how to increase your school and district’s education effort for sustainability while improving its environmental, health, safety and social performance. Learn how to get recognized for your efforts with the new Oregon Sustainable School Awards and U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Awards.


General:   Early Bird: $99        After June 15th: $125

Students (with ID on day of conference):   High School: $30        Full-Time College: $50

» Register Here

SCHOLARSHIPS: A limited number of scholarships are available for Oregon teachers and administrators, to help with registration and travel costs. Download a scholarship request form here, and e-mail to If you submit a scholarship request you do NOT need to register separately.

College Credit Available

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