Educational institutions of all types have one thing in common:  all routinely are called upon to adapt to changes in policy, demographics and technology, with limited resources. Rincon’s work with educational institutions has resulted in maximizing limited resources to deliver quality educational facilities that meet the changing needs of student bodies.

Colleges and Universities

Rincon has become an industry recognized expert by successfully completing environmental analysis and permitting process for multiple master plans, campus enhancement, land acquisition, and expansion projects throughout California. Changing commuity college, college, and university campuses involves a rigorous environmental review process engaging multiple parties. To maximize effectiveness of process under limited funding sources, Rincon encourages early participation by key stakeholders and maintains close communication with all parties involved.


Critical to providing a healthy and safe environment for students at K-12 educational facilities is suitable environmental management programs. School districts throughout California depend on Rincon to assist in planning for healthy and safe facilities. Rincon assists school districts minimize costs on environmental consulting services without compromising quality because Rincon’s staff has expert knowledge of the school site suitability requirements established in the California Education Code and California Code of Regulations. Rincon has established working relationships with the various state agencies involved in environmental review of these sites:

  • California Department of Education
  • California Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Office of Public School Construction
  • Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment