Pathway to Green Schools

Pathways to Green Schools: Program Overview

The DESEU and the Green Building United have teamed up to reduce energy costs and foster the growth of sustainability initiatives in Delaware's Schools.

Currently in its fourth year, the Energize Delaware Pathways to Green Schools program provides grants, one-on-one support, and expert resources to K-12 schools in Delaware that are committed to becoming healthier, more sustainable, and more energy efficient.

Participating schools work toward achieving certification and national recognition through Eco-Schools USA and the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools award.

Benefits to Participating Schools

  • Network of like-minded educators and school personnel for sharing ideas and challenges
  • Invitations to roundtables and workshops
  • Free building energy assessment (for qualifying schools)
  • Assistance with energy benchmarking using EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
  • Eligibility to apply to annual mini-grant program
  • Support with implementing sustainability initiatives including curriculum connections

2017-2018 Program Participants

Academia Antonia Alonso, Wilmington

Albert Einstein Academy, Wilmington

Brandywine Springs Elementary School, Wilmington

Christiana High School, Newark

Cooke Elementary School. Hockessin

Forwood Elementary, Wilmington

The Jefferson School, Georgetown

Kirk Middle School, Newark

Las Americas ASPIRA Academy, Newark

Linden Hill Elementary, Wilmington

Milford High School, Milford

Odyssey Charter School, Wilmington

Postlethwait Middle School, Camden

Serviam Girls Academy, New Castle

Shue-Medill Middle School, Newark

Springer Middle School, Wilmington

St. Andrew’s School, Middletown

Ursuline Academy, Wilmington

Warner Elementary, Wilmington

Wilmington Montessori Schools, Wilmington


For more information and to ask questions, contact Katie Bartolotta at kbartolotta@greenbuildingunited.org or 215-399-5789.