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National Wilflife Federation Eco-School USA Program

December 6, 2012 - Latest, Teacher Support

The NWF has many wonderful resources for teachers, including their Eco-School USA Program. Eco-Schools is an internationally acclaimed program that provides a framework to help educators integrate sustainable principles throughout their schools and curriculum.

Through school-based action teams of students, administrators, educators and community volunteers, Eco-Schools combines effective “green” management of the school grounds, facilities and the curriculum.

Schools that are certified in the program undergo a thorough application process and succeed in organizing and implementing a comprehensive assessment of their school. The Eco-Schools USA program is made up of seven steps, incorporating a variety of environmental pathways.

It’s a cool program, check it out!