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  • 2014 Green in Action

    2014 Green In Action Award WinnersGreen in_Action

    Thank you to all schools and youth groups who submitted their sustainability projects, lessons, or activities!

    A special congratulations to the Ivy Academy, Soddy Daisy, TN, whose  Live Green Project was selected as the Green in Action winner this year! As the winner, they will receive $250 for their class! 

      

    Congratulations to this year's semi-finalists, Pembroke Meadows Elementary School, Virginia Beach VA and Pace Academy, Atlanta GA!  As the semi-finalists, each school will receive $100 for their class!

    Check out this year’s runners up: John Allen Elementary School , Ann Arbor, MI,  Raymond S. Kellis High School, Phoenix, AZ, Ashton Elementary School, Sarasota,  FL,  Manchester Essex Green Team, Manchester, MA , Quinsigamond Elementary, Worcester, MA, and Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia Beach, VA. All will receive reusable shopping bags for their class.

    Congratulations to all of the winners and runners up!!

    The work being done nationwide around sustainability is truly inspiring and makes an enormous impact.  Projects are reviewed based on the impact on students and the community, outcomes, creativity, and sustainable nature. 

    Click the links to the right to view projects and pictures from some of the best 2014 Green in Action projects.

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  • 2013 Green in Action

    Green In Action Award WinnersGreen in_Action

    Congratulations to all schools and youth groups who submitted their sustainability projects, lessons, or activities! A special congratulations to the Mendham Township Elementary School's 3rd Grade Green Team  for being selected as the Green in Action winner this year!

    As the winner, the Mendham Township Elementary School's 3rd Grade Green Team will receive $250 for their class and the teacher will be enrolled in GEF Institute's Sustainability Fellow Certificate

    Congratulations to this year's semi-finalist, Williamsburg Preparatory High School from Brooklyn, NY! As the semi-finalist, the Williamsburg Preparatory High School's Leaders for Sustainability (LFS) club will receive $100 for their school, 200 reusable shopping bags for the students and the teachers will receive "I Teach Green" t-shirts. 

    The work being done nationwide around sustainability is truly inspiring and makes an enormous impact.  Projects are reviewed based on the impact on students and the community, outcomes, creativity, and sustainable nature. 

    Click the links to the right to view projects and pictures from some of the best 2013 Green in Action projects.

    Runners-Up

    A special shout-out to our 2013 runners-up. Keep up the good work! 

    The teachers from the runners-up classes will be enrolled  in GEF Institute's Sustainability Professional Certificate

    Bharat Mata E/M School in Bilaspur, India
    USD 241 Wallace County Schools in Sharon Springs, Kansas
    Fairhope Intermediate School in Fairhope, Alabama
    Knez Sima Markovic Elementary School in Barajevo, Serbia
    Fanny Finch Elementary School in McKinney, Texas



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  • 2012 Green in Action
    Congratulations to all schools and youth groups who submitted their sustainability projects, lessons, or activities! A special congratulations to Marist School Environmental Science class and the Thomas Prince PTA Green Team for being selected as Green in Action winners this year!!

    The work being done nationwide around sustainability is truly inspiring and makes an enormous impact.  Projects are reviewed based on the impact on students and the community, outcomes, creativity, and sustainable nature. 

    Click the links to the right to view projects and pictures from some of the best 2012 Green in Action projects.

    A special shout-out to our 2012 runners-up. Keep up the good work!
    Steward School in Richmond, Virginia
    Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
     Warren School in Warren, Connecticut
    Nicolae Titulescu Scoala Generala in Bucharest, Romania
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  • 2011 Green in Action

    rsz_decorating_grocery_bags_for_reuse_1Congratulations to all the schools and youth groups who entered submissions for the GEF 2011 Green In Action Awards!

    Each project demonstrated the development of sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities. Projects were reviewed and evaluated based upon student involvement, successful outcomes, potential for sustainability, creativity, and opportunity for others to replicate the initiative.

    Click on the links to the right to check out the 2011 Green In Action Award winning projects!
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  • 2010 Green in Action

    New HopewellCongratulations to all the schools and youth groups who entered submissions for the GEF 2010 Green In Action Awards!

    Each project demonstrated the development of sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities. Projects were reviewed and evaluated based upon student involvement, successful outcomes, potential for sustainability, creativity, and opportunity for others to replicate the initiative.

    Click on the links to the right to check out the Green In Action Award winning projects! GEF Green In Action Awards are granted to schools, classes, or groups of Green Keepers. Participants in GEF programs send in photos, videos, and/or artwork that demonstrate the impact of their participation in a GEF environmental education project or eco-challenge (i.e. National Green Week, Green Thumb Challenge, Green Energy Challenge, etc.).

    Participants can submit any of the following:

    • One video, up to ten minutes long 
    • A digital portfolio, comprising up to ten photos with captions 
    • Scanned artwork with a project description Written pieces, including essays or poems (up to five pieces, formatted in Word)

     

    Note: For image submissions, please do not place your photo's inside of a word document or PDF file. Rather, please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as image attachments.

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  • 2009 Green in Action
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    Congratulations to all the schools and youth groups who entered GEF's 2009 Green In Action Awards contest!

    All of the projects demonstrated learning opportunities for developing sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities.  Projects were reviewed and evaluated based upon creativity, student involvement, successful outcomes, ongoing sustainability potential and ability for others to replicate efforts.

    Click on the links to the right to check out the Green In Action Award winning projects! Congratulations to all the award winners and honorable mentions for GEF's 2009 Green In Action Awards.
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  • Green in Action Spotlight Schools

    Do you want to be spotlighted for your National Green Week 2013 efforts? We can help you get there. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn how you can become a spotlight school!

    KidsRecyclingCongratulations to all the schools and youth groups who entered submissions for GEF Green In Action Awards!

    Each project demonstrated the development of sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities.



    Look to the right to see many of the great submissions!


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