Awards

Awards and Recognitions for Green Schools

Since 2007, Green Schools programs have been recognized, endorsed, or supported by:

  • US Department of Education
  • US Department of Labor
  • USDA
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Environmental Education Foundation
  • North American Association for Environmental Education
  • Earth Day Network
  • Green Schools National Network
  • Keep America Beautiful
  • National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA
  • Green Education Foundation
  • Beyond Benign and
  • Stakeholders connected to environmental education on a statewide, regional, and national level.

Green Schools has received the following awards:

  • Organization-Regional Award Winner awarded by North American Alliance for Environmental Education, October 2013
  • Finalist for 2012 Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Excellence Award in the category of Leadership, April 2012
  • Presidential Environmental Youth Awards Certificates awarded to Green Schools Student Ambassadors and Green Rockers, April 2012, March 2011
  • Certificate of Honor presented to The Green Schools Student Ambassadors and Green Rockers at The Massachusetts State House for Commitment to Environmental Stewardship, March 2011
  • Nominated for 2010 Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Leadership Award, April 2010
  • Honored by US Senator John Kerry for commitment to and encouragement of green education and awareness, May 2010
  • Certificate of Honor – 15th Annual Secretary’s Awards for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education, April 2009

Robin Organ, Executive Director/Founder of Green Schools has received these awards:

  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award awarded to Robin Organ for more than 4,000 hours of sustained service, October 2011
  • Most Valuable Educator awarded to Robin Organ – Recognized at Fenway Park by The Massachusetts Teachers Association, April 2009
  • Conservation Teacher of the Year: Robin Organ – Recognized by Mass Audubon, November 2008
  • Woman of Achievement in the state of Massachusetts: Robin Organ – Recognized by The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), September 2008