Free Membership

Enroll Now

National Green Schools Society

Start A Chapter

NGSS Jr. and Elementary Chapters

Sign Up


Green Schools Annual Report 2014

Posted by Tammy Thornton on January 12, 2015


Nature’s Voice Student Stories Contest

Posted by Tammy Thornton on December 9, 2014

naturesvoiceslogoGreen Schools Initiative and the Green Schools National Network are launching the 2nd Annual Nature’s Voices Student Story Contest to amplify the stories of young people creating a sustainable future. We invite students grades 6-12 to submit 500-1,000 word essays about how their green schools and environmental education experiences have inspired them, changed their thinking, or transformed their lives. The grand prize includes a cash prize, a paid trip to attend the Green Schools National Conference and Student Summit in March 2015, and the opportunity to share your story as a keynote speaker at the conference. Other prizes include cash prizes and REI gift certificates. The top stories will be published on website sharing youth stories their inspirational environmental education experiences. Deadline to submit your story is January 16, 2015. Teachers – we have Standards-based lesson plans that align with Common Core standards to help you teach your students how to write stories for social impact about their environmental education and green schools experiences. Learn more here:

(Read the rest...)