Integrate sustainability concepts and practices, in particular, renewable and sustainable energy, throughout SLO county schools, P-16.

  • Create STEM based, sustainability focused business-education part-nerships which support our local environment, economy, and community.
  • Facilitate the training of our local workforce in sustainability best practices.


  • Activities, projects, programs, and events
  • Workshops and professional development for teachers and community
  • Wide variety of sustainability related resources
  • Teaching learning materials (hands-on kits, tutorials, curriculum)
  • Correlation to Common Core, NGSS, and National Sustainability Standards
  • STEM Focused


Elementary Sustainability Integration:

  • Content-Process training
  • Hands-on, project based classroom teaching kit
  • Ongoing classroom support and stipends 
  • Professional Development Energy Workshops

Middle-School Sustainability Integration:

  • Hands-on, project based classroom teaching kits
  • Content-Process training
  • Ongoing classroom support and stipends
  • Links to Career Technical Pathways
  • Professional Development Energy Workshops


  • Green Business Program Interns
  • K-12 In School Teaching Interns
  • Environmental Interns 

Derrick Lavoie, Ph.D. - Director/Supervisor
Ph: (805) 709-0579
Fax: (805) 546-3197
Email: dlavoie@cuesta.edu

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





County of San Luis Obispo   

NRG Sponsor


Mid American solar, Topaz Solar Farm First Solar Sponsors   

Sunpower sponsor