Educational Green Roof Consultant
Guest Speaking/ Awards
Green Roof Resources
"The Many Benefits of School Green Roofs During COVID-19" - Living Architecture Monitor
"COVID19 And The Rise Of Green Roof Top Classrooms?" - Living Architecture Monitor
"Cómo reverdecer las escuelas empezando por el tejado" - El Mundo, Spain
"Why Green Classrooms Could Be The Schools Of the Future" - Nation Swell
"In the Book Bag, More Garden Tools" - New York Times
"The power of parents in a public school" - CNN's School of Thought Blog
"Environmental Group Maps NYC ‘Green’ Rooftops" - The Wall Street Journal
"At city schools, solar roofs generate lesson plans" - Politico
"City Pickers" - Time Out New York
"Making Children Better Stewards of the Planet" - Urban Green Council
"Scoopy’s, Week of June 26, 2014" - The Villager
"Three NYC Eco-Schools Collaborate on Green Roof Curriculum Guide" - National Wildlife Federation
"Solar Roofs With Gardens Might Become Part Of NYC School Curriculum" - Bored Panda
"75 Morton Green Roof Funded by Johnson, Brewer, and Glick" - WestView News
"Q&A, Part 1: Restaurateur Carlos Suarez on His New Venture Rosemary’s, Rooftop Gardens, and the West Village Community" - Village Voice
"Incredible green roof on P.S. 41" - City Atlas
"New York PS41 Greenroof Environmental Literacy Laboratory (GELL)" - Greenroofs.com
"Green roofs promote urban sustainability in New York City" - District Administration
"What Is a Green Roof?" By Vicki Sando & Illustrated by Zee Lehar
What Is a Green Roof? is a captivating and beautifully illustrated picture book that covers the history of green roofs, their environmental benefits, and where you can locate them in New York City. Nausicaa Valley Press, 2020
"Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roof Teacher's Guide" By Vicki Sando
Green roof curriculum for grades Pre-K through 5th grade. New York City Audubon, 2019
"Green Roof Inspires Hands-on Learning in New York City" By Vicki Sando
Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, March 2019
"Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture" By Mark Gorgolewski, June Komisar, Joe Nasr
Print. Monacelli Press, 2011
"Green STEM" By the National Wildlife Federation and the NYC Eco-Schools Green STEM Advisory Board
Print. National Wildlife Federation, 2015
PBS Children’s Show Cyberchase "Housewarming Party: For Real"
Season 10/ April: Featuring PS41's Green Roof & Vicki Sando in a guest role.
"He's your age: Ajani in New York" - ARTE TV
French television show featuring one of Vicki's former students.
Urban Green Council 2014 Ebie Award Winner Category: Verdant Brainiac
Video by Urban Green Council
Inspiring Green Roof at PS41 in New York
Carla Brown from the National Wildlife Federation explains why she was so inspired by the community of people who made the green roof at PS 41.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Tribute
Video screened at John Jay College on March 11, 2014 at a reception honoring New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.
Spectrum TV NY 1 News
PS 41 unveils The GELL Project- a Green Roof Environmental Literacy Laboratory to students in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.