News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Oct
10

"Growing Green Schools" Seminar October 17th

"Growing Green Schools" Seminar October 17th
The Portland Green Schools Committee and the US Green Building Council are co-hosting an engaging and diverse panel discussion titled Growing Green Schools: Making the Green Schools Movement a District-Wide Initiative on Thursday, October 17th from 5-8 PM.  Attendees will hear from staff at Portland Public Schools, the City of Gresham and more...
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Oct
07

Fourth Grade Teachers: Provide Free Outdoor Recreation Passes for Your Fourth Graders and their Families

Fourth Grade Teachers: Provide Free Outdoor Recreation Passes for Your
Fourth Graders and their Families
With the start of the new school year, it's also time for all fourth graders and their families to claim their free Every Kid Outdoors  pass, formerly called Every Kid in the Park. This pass allows free entry into all federally managed parks, forests, and recreation areas for a full year. Each year starting September 1st, fourth...
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Oct
03

Climate Change Training from Washington Green Schools

Washington Green Schools continues their statewide effort to educate teachers on climate change. This is a part of the state of Washington's  ClimeTime initiative which set aside $4 million to build capacity of science teachers in all regions to help youth understand climate science and promote a thriving and sustainable environ...
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Oct
02

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!
Meet Kara Davis, our newest addition to the Clark County Green Schools team. As an AmeriCorps Washington Service Corps program member, she serves as our Environmental Outreach Coordinator.  Her main role is to conduct lunch visits to check in on schools and see how we can assist with waste reduction, composting and recycling. Kara is passionat...
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Sep
09

Fall Green Team Leader Training and Student Summit UPDATE!

Fall Green Team Leader Training and Student Summit UPDATE!
We've been working with Washington Green Schools to provide the best training and support we can for Green Teams and their leaders! Each year we evaluate our plans and sort out how to best meet the needs of schools.  This year we are trying something a little different and holding the Summit later than usual. In an effort t...
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