Guest Speaking/ Awards
National Wildlife Federation NYC Climate Week ‘22
#Teach10Hours4Climate: A Campaign to Increase Climate Education From 2 to 10 Hours Per School Year
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Climate Change Education Virtual Workshop 9/2020
Presentation on Stormwater Management and Stewardship Opportunities
The State of Green Roofs in NYC – 2nd Annual Conference
Educational Green Roofs Workshop
Columbia University Teacher's College "TC Working With Parents to Promote Sustainability in Schools"
Workshop co-facilitator on installing school gardens and green roofs.
The State of Green Roofs in New York City
Educational Green Roofs Conference
Hosted by PS 41, National Wildlife Federation, NYC Department of Education Office of Sustainability and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.
Open House New York
General Public Tours 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
"Community Conference: The Village Past, Present, and Future" At the New York Public Library
The New Museum: Pecha Kucha NYC
Department of Education STEM Professional Development Workshops
Ms. Sando presented her unique Green STEM lesson to teachers for professional development. 2016, 2017
NYC Department of Education Sustainability Conference
City Growers Education Conference
Green Schools Conference & Expo 2018
" Greens Roofs as Outdoor Classrooms on Your School and in Your Neighborhood" presentation with The High Line education group. Denver, Co.
The Academy for Teachers Fellowship
The Center for Green Schools 2013 Trailblazer Teacher Award
2014 Winner: Verdant Brainiac
The most scalable green renovation project, particularly one that is innovative and overcame significant challenges.