Green & Healthy Schools Academy

The Green & Healthy Schools Academy promotes vibrant, just, inspiring, engaging, healthy, and high performing schools and communities through programs and engagement with educators, administrators, students, and community members. Our vision is for schools to foster the types of students and citizens who are prepared to tackle challenges of the 21st century through empathy, collaborations, systems-thinking, civic engagement, and problem-seeking and -solving. GHSA-initiatives-banner

Programs

School Sustainability Culture Program – a two-year, hands-on, immersive learning community that assists schools with the integration of sustainability into their buildings, curriculum, and culture through inspirational, comprehensive, and developmental lectures, workshops, technical assistance, and projects that catalyze positive transformation

Healthy Schools Technical Assistance – an effort to create healthier and safer schools by facilitating assessments and professional development and changes to policies and procedures

Innovative Learning – innovative learning experiences for preK-12 educators and students that explore the areas of sustainability, equity, environmental justice, systems thinking,  purposeful creation, design, and the built environment

Green Apple Day of Service – service learning projects that stimulate school and community engagement and learning to create healthy, high performing, and beautiful schools and communities

School Building Project Technical Assistance – academy staff provide technical assistance to schools that are exploring a renovation or new construction project

This program is coordinated through the knowledge and effort of Jenna Cramer, Andrew Ellsworth, and Teresa DeFlitch.

Read more on the Green & Healthy Schools Academy website and Facebook page!

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