Washington Greens schools provides the tools a school needs to help students and staff come together to create a better school that uses less resources. Their staff are charming and intelligent and the schools enjoy working with them.
Students and PTA members, teachers and staff may wish to do something to help the environment and show that they love the earth. Washington Green Schools helps provide a framework so that as students transition through from school to school they can stay involved while the schools they leave behind can continue the good works. Great suggestions and activities.
Washington Green Schools is a great organization that has helped our school become more intentional about working to change our practices to have a positive effect on the environment. Their staff responds in a timely manner and there seems to be lots of great information out there that they can share.
Great organization that provides optimal sustainable resources and opportunities to the young future or our existence. Look forward to seeing this organization grow and maximize its capabilities. Thanks for all of your hard work Washington Green Schools!
We are a proud supporter of Washington Green Schools. We have been incredibly impressed with the work they are doing to create future generations of environmental leaders.
Excellent staff working to improve the community immediately and secure a positive environment for future generations.
Washington Green Schools is a terrific organization that is helping to teach our children how to live a sustainable life and respect the resources around them
This organization started with a vision and an approach to expand programs run in a small handful of schools to the broad base of schools throughout the state of Washington. THey have successfully expanded their foot print, touched hundreds of students, positively impacted schools curriculum and energy programs in the facilities. All of this has been achieved through commitment and dedication of a small staff and volunteers!!
Washington Green Schools is a credible and positive influencer in assisting to keep our schools and children healthy and environmentally educated.
The Washington Green Schools Program is a fantastic organization that is furthering sustainability in our state through empowering the very base of our societies, our students! Green Schools pairs students, teachers and administrators together to work on improving the environmental performance of their schools. I've personally seen students that were shy and meek working on projects that influenced their entire school community. Doing so opened these students up, dramatically increasing their confidence, not to mention helping develop their systems thinking, and their desire to be involved in their community. Green teams pair together students from diverse backgrounds to work on projects that can make significant change, but are broken down enough to create a step-by-step process that makes these large goals attainable, as evidenced by the numerous schools that are making their way through the certification process. I am excited to see where Washington Green Schools goes in the future, but I am all the more excited to see where these empowered environmental student leaders take our nation!
Washington Green Schools inspired me to take on the greening of my school. We now have one of the best recycling and composting programs in the city for which I won an award from a state agency. I am currently using that grant money to maintain our school garden which supports classroom programs which help our physically challenged students learn science through gardening. Thanks Washington Green Schools. Ron Timmons
The number of schools in our SW WA community participating in this program is growing exponentially. This demonstrates how much teachers and students are eager to show that they care about the environment. Washington Green Schools helps provide a valuable framework in which students and teachers can maek a difference and be recognized in a public way for their efforts. Kids are the future and Washington Green Schools is an invaluable program that provides critical experinces that will shape the way kids see, think, and act in the future.
The WAGS program is fantastic! The student summit has been a wonderful experience for myself and my students each year. The staff has been extremely supportive in our green team's efforts and their responce to any question has been very fast and informative.
I love the fact that we are educating students how to keep our own environment green by recycling, reducing and reusing our supplies. Children are very excited to see what a difference they can make.
We attended the Seattle Summit hosted by WGS and it was a great experience. The staff are are very accommodating and genuinely enthused about their work. Best of all, the students had a great time and took away a lot from the experience. This is an inspiring group and I look forward to participating in more WGS events!