Resources for Schools/Campuses

This list shows all resources relevant to Colleges, ISDs, Schools, and other educational campuses.

You can filter the results by selecting one or more resource types using the form below.

To educate students grades 3-8 about the impacts climate change can have on their communities.
Basic
The National Solar Jobs Census analyzes current employment, trends, and projected growth in the U.S. solar industry.
Basic
The National Solar Schools Census highlights schools that have already adopted solar technology in an effort to promote the sharing of ideas and best practices with those schools currently seeking to adopt solar energy.
Basic
The National Weather Prediction Service serves as an interactive, centralized gateway to the ever-expanding library of water data and forecast information.
Basic
The Natural Capital Project develops nature-based solutions to various environmental challenges and encourages natural capital investments.
Advanced
The North Central Texas Council of Governments Environment and Development Department's YouTube channel. Educational explainer videos, webinar presentations, and other video resources are posted here.
Basic
This website contains information about NCTCOG's Trash Free Waters Project as well as details on upcoming and past events related to the project.
Intermediate
This guide was created to help city engineers, planners, developers, decision-makers, and other transportation and development professionals assess their choices when integrating green infrastructure practices into the roadway, sidewalk, parking lot, and trail projects.
Intermediate
Conservation and water reuse are critical ways North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) manages a finite supply of water. NTMWD is relying on water conservation as the soure for nearly one-quarter of the future water supplies for their customers.
Basic
This toolkit was created by NCTCOG for outreach purposes and to educate the public on proper OSSF maintenance.
Intermediate
ParkSmart certifies sustainable parking structure design and operation.
Advanced
NCTCOG's regional campaign to reduce the health risks and water quality issues associated with pet waste.
Intermediate

The City of Plano's Green Business Certification (GBC) program recognizes businesses that have taken steps toward sustainability in the areas of general education, waste reduction, energy efficiency, water efficiency, pollution prevention, and sustainable purchasing.

The Water Conservation Rebate Program offers rebates to residents who install rain/freeze sensors, high efficiency toilets, and pressure reducing values.

The Water Wise Landscape Tour is an annual educational tour of residential homes with drought-tolerant, native, and adapted landscapes. The tour is free of charge to residents to visit homes.

Basic plumbing repair and tutorials, available to the public.
Intermediate
The Public Utility Commission of Texas regulates the state's electric and telecommunication utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints. Their mission is to protect customers, foster competition, and promote high quality infrastructure. As part of that mission, they have created the "Power to Choose" website as a tool to assist Texans in shopping for electricity.
Basic
Preliminary Energy Assessments (PEAs) recommend cost-effective resource efficiency measures that an entity can implement to decrease energy/utility consumption and costs. The State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) provides PEAs to municipal and county governments, independent school districts, county hospitals, port authorities, major airports, public water authorities and municipally-owned utilities at no cost! However, SECOs PEA services apply only to public indoor administrative or teaching facilities and infrastructure owned and operated by the public entity requesting the service.
Basic
Take steps to protect your home from freezing temperatures and all the problems that go with it.
Intermediate
The Rainwater Harvesting Supply Calculator calculates the balance of supply and demand for the purpose of correctly sizing a rainwater system.
Basic
The RCCC develops regional code recommendations and promotes the standardization of model construction codes for the North Central Texas Region.
Basic
The Regional Ecosystem Framework, or REF, is a tool that identifies areas of relative ecological importance in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Transportation partners and local governments that are developing infrastructure projects can use the REF as a preliminary screening tool to identify environmental impacts their projects may have and identify mitigation areas to offset any impacts.
Intermediate
The Regional Stormwater Management Program implements a cooperative and comprehensive program to manage stormwater quality issues affecting the region.
Basic
Dallas water utilities resource center provides information on water conservation checklist for the home, brochures, web resources.
Intermediate