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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.

MA Environmental Literacy Plan


Vision for the MA ELP
Massachusetts residents will develop an understanding of the interconnected relationship between community, economy and the environment.  They will have an appreciation of the impacts their choices and actions have on others, locally and globally, and the natural systems that support our lives.  Residents of the Commonwealth will make environmentally responsible choices regarding complex issues that affect the environment, their families and communities, and the world beyond our state.  Citizens will act to help the state achieve a healthy balance between the needs of human societies and the natural world through education, innovation, and stewardship, all with an environmental ethic.  Residents of Massachusetts will have positive personal connections with the rest of the natural world – they will become environmentally literate citizens of the Commonwealth.

MA ELP Flyer

MA ELP Slides

MA ELP Stakeholder Survey and share the link with your networks.

Student Survey (ages 12-21)

For more information about the MA ELP, visit SAGEEE [Secretaries Advisory Group for Energy & Environmental Education].

7th Annual MA Green Schools Summit

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Developing Energy & Environmentally Literate Students, Schools, and Citizens for the 21st Century Commonwealth! April 2nd, 2014, 8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

EPA New England Headquarters, a LEED Certified Building!!
5 Post Office Square #100, Boston, MA 02109

Space is limited. Must register to attend this event. Light refreshment and afternoon snack provided.

Join Green Schools & US EPA Region 1 for the 7th Annual MA Green Schools Summit, “Developing Energy & Environmentally Literate Students, Schools, and Citizens for the 21st Century Commonwealth!”

Green Schools is a multi-award winning nonprofit organization, organized for Environmental Education & Environmentally Literacy purposes. Green Schools works to develops the Next Generation of Students & Schools through innovative Environmental Education, STEM Education, Leadership Development, and Environmental Stewardship.

Must Register to attend this event: Summit Registration!

Summit Flyer

Summit Agenda

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Educators Summit at Antioch University New England

The Educators Summit will help middle and high school teachers and community leaders engage students as citizen scientists working to better prepare their natural and human-built communities for the impacts of climate change.


Father Daughter Dance [Gr.3-5]

I want to Green More Students & Schools!

Green Schools Events


MA EEA Awards

At MA State House-Great Hall

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Educators Summit at Antioch University New England

Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference

At Antioch University New England

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2014 Green Difference Awards

2014 Green Difference Awards

At MA State House

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What is Green Schools?

Cultivating MA “brain power”

Green Schools Promo Video

Student Ambassador Video

Reducers Promo Video