Looking for alternatives to the typical education available for their own kindergarten child, Mark and Gretchen Biedron established the Willow School, the first independent school in the U.S. to achieve a LEED Gold certification. Founded on the precepts of hands-on learning, respect for one another, and respect for the outdoors, it comes as no surprise that ecological responsibility and sustainability were huge factors in creating both the curriculum as well as the campus buildings.

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  1. Park-side Eco Kindegart... October 14, 2010 at 1:21 am

    […] environment. From the façade to the green roof to the preservation of indigenous trees, the kindergarten blends the boundaries between nature and building while providing a safe, light-filled, and airy […]

  2. Tina January 2, 2006 at 4:53 am

    Boy i sure would love to see a place like this. This is the environment I would want to learn in. Taking care of ourselves and our earth. I think recycling should be more wide spread. People should be looking for ways to recycle and conserve. Don’t waste. Great job… Love this

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