A Partnership of Urban Green Lab, the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation's Division of Solid Waste Management, Tennessee Department of Transportation, and Vanderbilt University. 

Integrating Sustainability into the Classroom

A professional development opportunity around sustainable living education for Nashville public school teachers.

July 8, 2019

8:00am - 4:00 pm 

River center at the Bridge building

Cohorts of 2-3 teachers per Nashville school suggested
Registration first come, first served per school
6th Grade Science Preferred

Registration is FULL for 2019 training. Please register for the waiting list.


  1. Coffee & Lunch

  2. Copy of Sustainable Living Curriculum- Aligned with TN Science Standards

  3. $100 stipend for attendance

  4. PD credit

  5. FREE access to complete the USGBC Green Classroom Professional Certification by August 1st. Normally $45.

  6. FREE one year access to USGBC Learning Lab and directory of local, related educational programs. Normally $40.


This program is in its second year. Vanderbilt University evaluates the effectiveness of the program lesson materials and training using tools such as surveys and a short interview at the end of the year. We request PD attendees’ participation and feedback on this process.


Questions or Comments?

Diana Andrew, Sustainable Classrooms Manager
615-442-7072, ex. 103