Michelle Sanow is your Clark County Green Schools partner, encouraging green practices and sustainability in all of our schools, public and private. She is passionate about waste reduction and recycling, especially growing and inspiring young environmental leaders to make a difference for future generations.

Michelle has lived in Clark County...

Michelle Sanow is your Clark County Green Schools partner, encouraging green practices and sustainability in all of our schools, public and private. She is passionate about waste reduction and recycling, especially growing and inspiring young environmental leaders to make a difference for future generations.

Michelle has lived in Clark County for 19 years and has four children in local schools. She is amazed by the passion she sees from students, teachers and staff and is excited to be a part of lasting change in the Clark County educational community.

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Nov
01

Annual Schedule of Events Announced, Fall Training Recap

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​Washington Green Schools led an excellent training event on October 8th to kick off the year. Over 20 educators gathered at the Vancouver Community Library and accomplished a lot in a few short hours! They heard from veteran leaders on  how to create a healthy Green Team,  interacted with the  new and improved re...
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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
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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