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Sami Springs is Clark County Green Schools' newest team member. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Environmental Sciences and a minor in Spanish, Sami moved to Portland to pursue a career in sustainability education and programs. She served as an AmeriCorps member with Portland Public Schools, teaching students...

Sami Springs is Clark County Green Schools' newest team member. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Environmental Sciences and a minor in Spanish, Sami moved to Portland to pursue a career in sustainability education and programs. She served as an AmeriCorps member with Portland Public Schools, teaching students about sustainability and implementing resource conservation strategies. Sami has also worked as the Education Coordinator with SCRAP, a nonprofit focused on creative reuse. She is very passionate about educating others about climate change, advocating for social justice and volunteering in her local community. When Sami's off the clock, she enjoys seeing live music, hanging out with friends, petting dogs and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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Jan
28

Washington Green Schools has changed their name...what is it and why?

You may have heard that Washington Green Schools has made a change, and it's a big one! They've changed their name to EarthGen.  Here at Clark County Green Schools we've worked extensively with Washington Green Schools, now EarthGen, since their inception over a decade ago and our relationship will stay the same. They help support ou...

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Jan
11

EarthGen (formerly Washington Green Schools) virtual winter training - February 9 - register now

Register now to secure your spot at the EarthGen (formerly Washington Green Schools) Winter Training. Whether you are familiar with the programs EarthGen offers and a veteran in the program, or just hearing about it for the first time, there will be something for everyone.  Register HERE and see the flyer below for more details. We miss e...

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Dec
31

We’re still teaching waste reduction! Book your virtual lesson!

We can meet with your class remotely. Waste reduction lessons are now available! Learning how to reduce waste links with standards and remains vital for our environmental safety. Clark County Green Schools has been hard at work producing a virtual learning center,  videos and Google Earth virtual tours the past few months. We can cus...

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Dec
08

Support and training is coming up - virtual check-ins and Washington Green Schools Winter Training - register now!

 We want to provide you as much support as you need as we navigate these new ways of engaging with students.  Our winter training is set for February 9th via Zoom, but Washington Green Schools is also scheduling small group and one-on-one check-ins to provide support as you need it. They are also only an email or phone call away for ...

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Dec
08

New Washington Green Schools At-Home Certification - Who's trying it and what do they think?

At the end of October, Washington Green Schools rolled out their latest certification level to allow students to make environmental changes at home and certify their school. With most students learning at home right now, we wanted to find ways to still engage with students and bring the learning home. Check out the full At-Home Certificat...

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