National Green Schools Society
It is with much pleasure that Green Schools is now able to honor, recognize, and graduate Outstanding Environmental Graduates…Class of 2013, as a part of National Green Schools Society Program. This recognition program is for students who have impacted and been impacted by the Green Schools Organization, as well as their schools and communities.
National Green Schools Society inductees must have completed the following criteria [prior to graduation] to be inducted into this Nationally Recognized Honor Society:
- 30 hrs. of Environmental Service
- 30 hrs. of Environmental Education [conducted both inside and outside of the school]
- 20 hrs. of Project-based Learning [hands on projects connected to Environmental Education/STEM]
- 20 hrs. Internship with The Green Schools Organization or cooperating Community Partner
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.
This National Recognition honors the exemplar Environmental Steward who has shown 100 or more hours in Environmental Education & Service.
1. Letters of Intent to apply are due by May 5th!
2. Completed Point Card + Forms are due by May 10th. http://www.projectgreenschools.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/NGSSPoint-Card.pdf
Hours must tally a min. of 100 hrs of Environmental Service &/or Environmental Education [during your time in Gr. 9-12] to qualify.
Hours can be made up of Courses, Clubs, Projects, Events, Related Programs, etc…
3. Submit your 100 hrs of Environmental Service &/or Education.
Hours and payment can be submitted separately.
A simple email containing the necessary info can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Please send your payment of $35 made payable to Green Schools BY MAY 5th and send to:
P.O. Box 323
Mansfield, MA 02048
We thank you for making The Green Difference in your school & community, and we look forward to hearing from you!
Here’s another way to get involved with National Green Schools Society. Start a Chapter in your school today!
National Green Schools Society [NGSS/NJGSS]
NGSS + NJGSS is an Environmental Honor Society specially designed for students in Grades 5‐12.
NGSS honors and develops bright, civic-minded, environmentally literate citizens, in your schools & communities! Students will further develop their passion for preserving the environment, while improving their schools & communities through environmental service, leadership, and activism.
Start a Chapter of NGSS or NJGSS Today!
**Free when your school becomes a Member.
Contact us if interested in Piloting or a Trial Membership.
National Green Schools Society [Grades 9‐12]
National Junior Green Schools Society [Grades 5‐8]
NGSS Handbook Includes:
•Fundraising ideas and more…
•NEW: Honor Stoles can be ordered for Graduation.
•Includes everything you need to start and run a student‐led environmental organization for years to come!
•Includes unlimited Student Members