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  • Green Cup Challenge
    2018 Green Cup Challenge Results
    In the 2018 Green Cup Challenge, students encouraged resource conservation and waste reduction through positive messaging and a little fun competition. The students’ creativity was evident in their incredible videos and innovative education initiatives. Great job everyone! more
    Last Chance To Win A VISA Gift Card - Drawing Extended To May 15, 2018!
    Win a VISA Gift Card for your School Eco-Club or Green Team! Sponsored by TreeRing Contest runs February 8 to May 15, 2018. You might have been busy last week with special Earth Day activities, so we're extending the deadline on the Leadership Commitment Drawing! We've updated our Sustainability Leadership Commitment to reflect global changes since ... more
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    Shirts For Sustainable Schools: Help Us Raise Funds To Create A Better Future
    We believe in a world where every person is aware of and accountable for their role in creating an environmentally, economically, and equitably sustainable future. To achieve this goal, we need to unite and engage all community members, including the youngest, to be active participants in this journey, and it is our job to give them the resources to ... more
  • Westminster School
    Executive Director's Corner: Conscious Citizenship
    "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." – Margaret Mead What does it mean to be a conscious citizen? However we choose to define our role, it must include both our awareness in thought and our response in action to the matters that mean the most to us. In 2012, I worked ... more
  • Get Down to Earth
    Get Down to Earth 2018 Gala Celebration
    The Green Schools Alliance is hosting our annual Champion of Change Gala Celebration to honor an individual or organization that has been an instrument of fundamental change in areas that reflect the vision, mission, and initiatives of our organization. This award celebrates those whose extraordinary accomplishments through a commitment to ... more
  • Bob Weir
    Musician & Environmental Activist Bob Weir Becomes The Alliance’s First International Ambassador
    It was Bob Weir who said, “Looking back, I guess I have lived an unusual life.” From founding one of the greatest rock bands of all time, to being appointed a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador last year, we’re inclined to believe he’s right. His journey will now include another unique accomplishment, becoming the Green Schools Alliance first international ambassador. more
  • youth leaders
    Executive Director's Corner: Empowering Youth Leaders
    Think about when you were “young”, when someone close to you may have said that you could be whatever you wanted to be when you grow up. What did you do with that knowledge? Did you find what you love to do and learn more about it? Did you go back to your room and play more video games? Did you apply yourself to your studies and get good grades so you could get the job ... more
  • Sharon Jaye
    Executive Director's Corner: An Exciting New Year
    As I thought about what to write as we start this new year, I began reflecting on my personal history with the Green Schools Alliance. I became the executive director in 2015, but my involvement actually goes back much further. I started my sustainability journey in higher education, but started down the Alliance path in 2010 when I became the assistant ... more
  • GreenGoals18
    New Year, New Community Changes!
    Happy 2018, Alliance Champions! It's a new year and we've made some cool additions to the community: a new discussion forum, a new challenge badge, a new community coordinator and some new features to help us connect, inspire and support you.   more
  • GSA Seal
    The Alliance is Hiring!
    While we are sad to see her go, our wonderful Director of Development Lynn Santiago-Calling is leaving for an incredible job opportunity in mid-January. So....we are hiring! If you have non-profit fundraising experience and are passionate about creating healthy and sustainable schools, check out our Director of Development job opportunity. more
  • First Decade cover
    It's Green Schools Alliance's 10th Anniversary!
    Check out the highlights of our first decade.   more
  • Giving Tuesday
    Every Gift Makes A Difference... #GivingTuesday Is Nov. 28
    It is November and if you are engaged with any kind of media, you have probably been hearing about “Black Friday,” “ Cyber Monday ,” and all of the other “deals” that stores - in person or online - are offering for the holidays.  This always strikes me as funny since the holidays are, typically, a time of reflection and giving to others.  It was this thought ... more
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