How would you like to witness first-hand what a next-generation, 21st century educational facility looks like? Join DCNI and the Sierra Club for a personal tour of the net-zero Discovery Elementary School in Arlington and you can see how sustainability is not only being integrated into the school’s infrastructure, but also into its curriculum for the students. Cathy Lin, Energy Manager for Arlington Public Schools will be our tour guide, and we will be talking about net-zero buildings and technology, how learning drastically improves for children in a net-zero space, objectives for other net-zero spaces in Arlington, and about potential opportunities for further engagement.
Afterwards, if you’d like, join us for brunch at Lyon Hall in Clarendon to recap the morning’s events.
Where – Discovery Elementary School, 5241 36th St North, Arlington, VA 22207. We will meet at the front steps of the school. Discovery Elementary School is not accessible by Metro, however it is accessible by public transportation (details further below).
When – Saturday, March 18, at 10:30am. Please try and be prompt so we can get the tour started on time.
Who – DC Net Impact and the Sierra Club. Please note that attendance will be capped at 20 participants.
Cost – Early bird special $5, goes up to $10 after 11:59pm on Monday, March 13. This does not include cost of brunch afterwards.
Public Transportation – Take Orange/Silver Line to Ballston and get on Bus #23T toward Tysons Corner. Get off at the Old Dominion Drive and Williamsburg Blvd stop, approximately 10 minutes later. It is about a ½ mile walk to the school from there and can be mapped from a smartphone.
If you are driving to the school and are planning on attending brunch afterwards, it would be appreciated if you can offer a car pool to Lyon Hall.