National Green Week Extended to May 16!

Great news, you have not missed your chance to be a part of National Green Week, our largest K-12 sustainability education campaign! You can now make any week through May 16—an extension from April 25—yoblog 1ur very own Green Week.

National Green Week is our big annual event to empower schools to engage in sustainability focused lessons, projects and activities. The Green Week program is designed to empower school administrators and teachers to actively engage their students on the importance of environmental protection and sustainability through our free lesson plans, activities and audits.

“This was an easy call,” our CEO Victoria Waters said. “How can we deny motivated educators who want their students participating in sustainability initiatives? We are delighted to extend the deadline to accommodate their busy schedules.”

Linda Cato Blog Photo 4Green Week, sponsored by Sprint, is the largest K-12 sustainability education campaign going. Join over 10,000 schools and 5 million students in the largest sustainability education program running!

It’s easy, just follow these simple steps to start your program today…

  1. Become a GEF member here
  2. Pick any week between now and May 16, 2014 to be your Green Week
  3. Select a sustainability themed program here and integrate grade specific lessons, activities and readings (located on the left menu of each theme) into your class during your chosen Green WeekGreen Thumb Logo
  4. Complete this survey at the end of your Green Week (and be entered to win a $100 Amex gift card)
  5. Submit your program or project for a Green in Action Award (optional) prizes include $250 for your class or school

Sign up is easy and free. Go to our National Green Week page for full details. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to make green education fun and exciting for your kids!

 

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About Green Education Foundation (GEF)

Mission Green Education Foundation (GEF), a non-profit organization, is committed to creating a sustainable future through education. Sustainability Education provides educators with the real-world applied learning models that connect science, technology, and math education with the broader human concerns of environmental, economic, and social systems. GEF provides curriculum and resources to K-12 students and teachers worldwide with the goal of challenging youth to think holistically and critically about global environmental concerns and solutions. Visit www.greeneducationfoundation.org to register for free and to gain full access to GEF’s comprehensive library of standards-based lessons and activities.
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One Response to National Green Week Extended to May 16!

  1. saravitali says:

    Reblogged this on Sara Vitali and commented:
    Interesting event and organisation working with schools. I believe Italy can be inspired by them and contact them for tips and suggestions. Condivido questo articolo poichè si tratta di un interessante evento proposto da u’interessante organizzazione che lavora con le scuole. L’Italia potrebbe essere ispirata dal loro lavoro e contattarli per avere suggerimenti e consigli, coinvolgere i più piccoli i discorsi/lezioni simpatiche e divertenti sulla sostenibilità è uno dei modi per avvicinare le nuove generazioni ad una visione più green.

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