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 Implement procedures and add equipment that Reduce our Environmental Impact through energy conservation, improved efficiency, and the addition of resiliency.

2. To pursue resources and programs that improve the Health and Wellness of our schools, our students, and our staff.

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

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


STEAM Symposium: A student representative and a few MCS staff members traveled to Long Beach to present at the STEAM Symposium. Click here to learn more!

Upcoming Events

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.

Green Conference: 3/5-3/7 - Register for the 2024 Green Schools Conference (GSC) taking place in the LEED Gold city of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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