STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering & Math] is for Girls/Kids of All Ages!!!
Green Schools Interviews Secretary Richard K. Sullivan at The Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
Green Schools 5th Annual Green Difference Awards - MA State House
Green Schools In the Pumpkin Patch...Healthy Foods & The Reducers
Green Schools Student Ambassadors Inside the Greenhouse at The 6th Annual MA Green Schools Summit
Green Schools Student Leadership Pictured at The MA Water Forum - MA State House
Green Schools National Network Advisory Board Pictured at The Green Schools National Conference in FL
Green Schools and Lt. Governor, Tim Murray, present the 1st STEM in Education Green Difference Award at The MA Green Schools Summit
eSTEM Breakout Session at The 2nd White House Women & Environment Summit
SAGEE & MA Green Ribbon Schools Working Group at The Secretaries Awards for Excellence in Energy & Environmental Education
Green Schools Launches National Green Schools Society…NGSS at The 5th Annual Green Difference Awards
NGSS has been recognized by NEEF [National Environmental Education Foundation], NAAEE [North American Association for Environmental Education], EDN [Earth Day Network], GSNN [Green Schools National Network], KAB [Keep America Beautiful], NWF’s Eco-Schools USA, GEF [Green Education Foundation], Beyond Benign, and others connected to Environmental Education on a National Level.
Pictured: Teacher Eric Magers of Manchester Essex Regional School District, Director of Membership, Russ Holden, Director of Youth Programs, Diane Goulder, and Green Schools Executive Director, Robin Organ.
Photo: Courtesy of The Guravage Studio, and taken at The MA State House-Garnder Auditorium at The 5th Annual Green Difference Awards.
Congratulations to all of our 2013 Green Difference Awards Winners! We are proud of all that you do to bring The Green Difference into your Schools & Communities!
Special thanks to: Boston City Councillor, John Connolly, Representative Barrows & Phil Palanza, Representative Gobi, Joint Chair of Education, Representaive Peisch, Senator Eldridge, Representative Ferguson, and of course Green Schools Board & Advisory Board Members and Staff. See program booklet/honorees: GDA_Program 2013 See Ambassadors/honorees: Ambassadors_2013
GDA Winners 2013 Announced! The Green Difference Awards honor and empower Environmental Excellence and Stewardship led in our Schools & Communities. Schools, Environmental Clubs, and Individual Leaders are recognized for their outstanding contributions and service.
Student Ambassadors/Interns who have committed more than 20 hours of Environmental Service during the academic year will be recognized by The Green Schools Organization. Additionally, 20 Presidential Environmental Youth Certificates will be Awarded at this time as well. Awards Ceremony will take place at the MA State House on April 24th [11:00-1:00]!
Thanks to more than 1,100 individuals form across The Commonwealth who participated in The 6th Annual MA Green Schools Summit: STEM & Service held at Southeastern Regional School District in Easton, MA.
Event highlights included: Key Note Adresses from Lt. Governor, Timothy Murray, Chair of The Governor’s STEM Council, Dr. Ed Levitan, Founder of Visions HealthCare, Senator Jamie Eldridge, and Representative Alice Peisch, Joint Chair of Education.
Additional highlights included: 1st STEM in Education-Green Difference Award presented to Foxborough Regional Charter School, Special Presentations made by Jessica Hing [EPA], Lauren Greene [DESE], Lisa Capone [DOER], Ann McGovern [DEP], Green Schools Student Advisory Council, Manchetser Essex Green Scholars, Newton North High School’s Greengineers, Live performance by Melodeego, and Zumba led by Elite Dance Studio.
We were delighted to collaborate with numerous organizations, agencies, schools, and students who will continue to bring The Green Difference to more Schools & Communities!
Green Schools Executive Director recently attended the 2nd Annual White House Women & the Environment Summit. This event was special invitation only for 100 Leading Environmental Ladies who know how to bring The Green Difference to those they serve as well as our surrounding environment.
The event featured Greeting from the White House, Tina Chen, EPA Remarks from soon to be US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Acting Asst. Administrator Office of Water, US EPA, Nancy Stoner, Panel Sessions and Breakout Sessions.
Green Schools attended a session on eSTEM (Environment + STEM) as we are currently working to advance this type of work in the K-12/16 space.
Pictured: Soon to be US EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, and Green Schools Executive Director, Robin Organ.
When: April 11th, 8:15-2:30 pm
The Green Schools Summit is an Environmental Education Conference for Students [Grades 5-12], Educators, and those who serve our Schools & Communities. The Summit will be held on April 11th at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in Easton, MA. Our goal is to educate and empower those committed to Greening our Schools, to share best practices, and to provide projects and solutions for individuals to go back to their schools and communities and make The Green Difference!
*Details will be updated under Event Posting [right side of website].