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Benefits of Participation


Each year, GreenKids schools receive:

  • Environmental education lessons, delivered by GreenKids educators, that support and enhance the state curriculum standards
  • Green school teacher training session for the entire staff
  • Support for energy reduction and recycling programs
  • $500 in lead teacher stipends
  • $500 field trip subsidy
  • $500 school project fund for infrastructure projects such as habitat gardens
  • Assistance in attracting community partners to support environmental activities
  • Guidance in applying for Maryland Green School Certification from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education or applying to become a Virginia Naturally School
  • Support and resources as a member of the GreenKids Network upon completion of the two-year program

Who can participate in GreenKids?

  • All Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) elementary, middle and high schools are eligible to apply
  • All Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) elementary, middle and high schools are eligible to apply


Benefits and Expectations of Membership in the GreenKids Program

 

Contact GreenKids Program Director, Diane Lill
GreenKids@anshome.org


GreenKids Program Description (1-page PDF)

 

List of GreenKids Schools Arcola4

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