Tahoe Truckee Unified School District awarded Green Ribbon School District
TRUCKEE, Calif. – TTUSD was recently recognized at the Gold level as a Green Ribbon School District by the U.S. Department of Education. This huge honor was accomplished through a tremendous multi-layered process underway throughout the school district. To earn this distinction, TTUSD demonstrated exemplary achievement in the U.S. Department of Education's three key areas ("Pillars"):
Pillar 1: Reduce environmental impact and costs
Pillar 2: Improve the health and wellness of schools, students, and staff
Pillar 3: Provide effective environmental education that teaches many disciplines and is especially good at effectively incorporating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, civic skills, and green career pathways.