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    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
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    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
  • Getting to Know you Badge
    Points And Badges And Challenges, Oh My!
    Hi Alliance Community!   We’re getting ready to take things up a notch and have some fun!  We’re rolling out a new Badge and Points system to reward our most active users , identify some of our key contributors and highlight the things you do that help and inspire others!   You can see a full breakdown of Badges and Points here , but here are some highlights:   ... more
  • Give Donate Volunteer
    Back To School And Giving Back
    September is a hectic time of month for my family.  We live in the Northeast and school typically starts after Labor Day.  However, the planning for back to school starts much earlier with the “back to school supplies” shopping list. With a kindergartener and a 7th grader, the lists span from crayons to a scientific calculator, as well as tissues, hand ... more
  • Sc3 2017 Group photo
    Sc3 2017 - Students Lead On Conservation Challenges
    How will you translate your dreams into action to solve a conservation challenge in your school or community? This was the central guiding question for Sc3 2017, the 9th annual gathering of student environmental leaders held each June at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV.  more
  • Bali Green School
    Green School Bali takes Teaching to a new Green Level
    Green School in Bali, Indonesia is giving its students a relevant, holistic and green education in one of the most amazing environments on the planet. Its mission is to deliver a generation of global citizens who are knowledgeable about and inspired to take responsibility for the sustainability of the world. more
  • We are Still In
    We Are Still In!!
    Unfortunately, the Administration announced that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. As K-12 schools are the hubs of communities worldwide and the educators of the generations that will inherit this planet, we must continue to take a leadership role in our nation's climate actions.  As of June 5, leaders from 125 cities, 9 ... more
  • Green CUp Challenge
    Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 Green Cup Recycling Challenge
    We have had a fantastic 2017 Green Cup Recycling Challenge.  Thanks to our amazing participants for all of your hard work!  You found so many creative ways to improve recycling at your schools, educating your school communities about recycling right, instituting school-wide waste reduction campaigns and policies and holding classroom challenges.  Your actions made a huge difference!  Here are the RESULTS!   more
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