Welcome to Modesto City Schools Sustainability & Environmental Education web page. For questions, please email Director of Sustainability Gilbert Blue Feather Rosas at Rosas.G@mcs4kids.com.

Our Collective Purpose

To Reinforce the MCS Vision: Every student graduates with the Sustainability Skills, Knowledge, and Character Traits essential to thrive and contribute to society.


1. To foster leadership action to support District-wide sustainability and create a sustainability culture among all stakeholders.

2. To Implement procedures and add equipment that Reduce our Environmental Impact through energy conservation, improved efficiency, and the addition of resiliency. Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) Pillar 1

3. To pursue resources and programs that improve the Health and Wellness of our schools, our students, and our staff. Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) Pillar 2

4. To provide effective Environmental Education that teaches multiple disciplines and incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), as well as civic skills and Green Career Technical Education (CTE). Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) Pillar 3

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Upcoming Events

Earth day flyer modesto city schools and city of modesto April 20 2024 Graceda Park

Earth Day in the Park: Saturday, 4/20, 10 am - 3 pm - Modesto City Schools is partnering with the City of Modesto to host an Earth Day at Graceda Park celebrating sustainability and environmentalism!

CAELI District Webinar Series: See Dates Below - Join the California Environmental Literacy Initiative's District Innovation Hub webinar series 1/25 session featured Modesto City Schools Board Member Abel Maestas.

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Sustainability Focus Areas