NGSS Chapters it’s time to start recruiting members and planning your environmental service projects!

September

  • Promote NGSS in your school
  • Recruit students to apply for membership
  • Review applications and make membership decisions
  • Hold first meeting of the year
  • Elect officers
  • Plan induction ceremony

October

  • Hold induction ceremony
  • Plan the chapter’s environmental service group projects for the year
  • Plan chapter fundraising activities for the year
  • Recruit local sponsors for chapter support and donations
  • Work cooperatively with other clubs in your school on service project and events
  • Have students think about and complete project proposals for individual projects
  • Hold second meeting of the year
  • Consider having an NGSS sponsored event at your school to increase chapter membership
  • Ensure that members are tracking their service hours
  • Check in with members weekly about progress on projects and if assistance is needed