Congrats to our Class of 2014 National Green Schools Society Graduates!

ngss2014-collageNational Green Schools Society honors and develops bright, civic-minded, environmentally literate citizens in schools and communities. Students in grades 5-8 and 9-12 develop their passion for preserving the environment, while improving schools and communities through environmental service, leadership, and activism.

This year, NGSS graduated students from public, private, charter schools, and home schools from across the nation and we couldn’t be more proud of their accomplishments and service!

2014 Green Difference Award Winner Announced!

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The Green Difference Awards both honor and empower Environmental Excellence, Innovation, and Stewardship led in our Schools & Communities.

Schools, Administrators, Students, Clubs, Organizations, and Outstanding Environmental Leaders of all ages from across the nation are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Green Schools Movement.

Since 2007, the Green Schools Organization has inspired and recognized Best Practices and Excellence in our hundreds of Schools & Communities.  This recognition program allows environmental leaders to not only be recognized for their efforts, but also to share exemplar models and initiatives in hopes of sparking The Green Difference in others.

Green Difference Award Winners have gone on to do great things like develop programs, courses, author books, generate funding, and change the world.

“We get to see incredible work led in our schools and communities every day.  The Green Difference Awards Program allows us to share awesomeness, inspire others, and share critical environmental solutions each year,” said Robin Organ, Green Schools Executive Director and Founder.

See GDA_Program Booklet 2014

Educating about the Next Generation at Antioch University

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Green Schools enjoyed participating in Antioch New England’s Educator’s Summit!  Additional highlight included seeing our students in partnership with Manchester Essex Regional High School continue to lead the Green Schools Movement from the Student Voice.

Pictured: Sam Koufman, Student of Manchester Essex Regional High School, David Sobel, Senior Faculty, Anitoch New England, Robin Organ, Green Schools Executive Director, and Eric Magers, Director of the Green Scholars Program of the Manchester Essex Regional School District

Thank you Whole Foods Market Bellingham!

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Thanks for selecting Green Schools for a 5% Day at Whole Foods Market, Bellingham!

Whole Foods generosity allows us to bring The Green Difference to more Students, Schools, and Communities.

Pictured: Superintendent, Joseph P. Maruszczak, Whole Foods, Green Schools Executive Director, Robin Organ, Green Schools Student President, Leigh Hamlet of Nipmuc Regional High School, Cori Snedcor of Worth Wild, llc, Kyle Pribish, of Worth Wild, llc and Green Schools Student Ambassadors Haley & Aubrey.

Had an unbelievable time at the 2014 Green Schools National Conference-Student Summit!

Student-gen Green Schools had a fantastic time leading the Green Schools National Student Summit in conjunction with the 2014 Green Schools National Conference in Sacramento, CA!

We enjoyed learning and collaborating with many of our nation’s thought leaders including; Greening Forward, Diana Dehm, Green Bronx Machine, Green Schools Alliance, Project Learning Tree, ACE, Green Schools Initiative, Green 360, Grades of Green, Eco Schools USA, Conserve School, Health Corp, Slow Food USA, US Fish & Wildlife Service Climate Change LIVE, Clemon Charles, and countless others in the Green Schools space.  We are definitely looking forward to next year’s convening at Virginia Beach!

The Green Schools National Conference is organized by the GSNN-Green Schools National Network and Green Schools is proud to serve on their Advisory Board.

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