PS 34's Sustainability Coach
Tina Wong-Hodgson is the dedicated full-time Sustainability Coach at PS 34. Utilizing the Eco-Schools USA framework, she works directly with students, teachers, administrators, parents, community partners and governmental agencies to integrate sustainability values and practices at the school. Tina also assists in incorporating place-based learning and Education for Sustainability (EfS) concepts throughout cross-disciplinary curricula and helped establish an authentic, project-based green STEM curriculum.
Greenpoint Eco-Schools: Creating a Legacy of Sustainability is a comprehensive environmental education program funded by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund. A partnership between the National Wildlife Federation, Greenpoint Eco-Schools Program sets forth to green PS 34’s culture, curriculum and infrastructure.
The Greenpoint Eco-Schools program will produce tangible and measureable environmental benefits within the school and throughout the Greenpoint community. Guided by the Eco-Schools framework and pathways to sustainability, PS 34 will reduce waste by 25% per year, reduce water use by 5% per year, reduce energy use by 10% year, improve indoor air quality, and increase or enhance the amount of green space on the school grounds.
For more information, contact Tina Wong-Hodgson at: firstname.lastname@example.org