The CSRC’s mission is to promote an understanding and appreciation for sustainability concepts and practices through a variety of educational resources, programs, activities, exhibits, and eventsOur Center currently serves the San Luis Obispo County community to ensure that social, economic and environmental systems survive and thrive both locally and globally.


  • Hands-on, project based classroom teaching (primarily supplemented via NEED Project kits)
  • Professional development workshops
  • Ongoing classroom support
  • Customize sustainability into lesson planning according to NGSS and Common Core standards
  • Help organize science & sustainability events, such as science fairs and family science nights
  • Links to Career Technical Pathways


  • Provide energy efficiency-related tools for check-out
  • Organize yearly energy awareness and education events
  • Facilitate the training of our local workforce in sustainability best practices


Tim Albertson
Cuesta Sustainability Resource Center Supervisor

Ph: (702) 232-1790
Email: timothy_albertson@cuesta.edu

We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, creed,or ethnicity



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Trade Worker & Design Professional Training Needs Survey (closes on 3/20). Participants can enter a random drawing for a $50. gift certificate to Miner's. A subsequent information gathering session will be held on Thursday 4/2, 9am.  

 Teacher training by NEED staff. 3/26 in Arroyo Grande 

SLO Green Build: Net Zero Energy Homes, 4/1 @ Solarponics, Atascadero

Earth Day Event on Sunday, 4/19 @ El Chorro Park (across from Cuesta SLO). The CSRC will be there promoting our classroom activities.

CivicSpark Block Party: Simple Steps for Energy Efficiency, 5/28 @ SLO Farmer's Market. The CSRC will be there promoting our classroom activities.

Visit your weekly SLO Farmer's Market