The 2017-2018 application is now available! Before applying, email a Letter of Intent to participate in the NJ GRS program to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 17, 2017.
To apply, download and complete a K-12 school application. Send completed applications to email@example.com by December 15, 2017. For a district application, please contact Allison Mulch directly at 609-897-9400 x 103.
The New Jersey DOE can nominate up to five schools to the U.S.
Department of Education (USED). Upon review
of the applications, the USED will award Green Ribbons to schools that meet and
exemplify the program criteria. School
awardees will be announced in April 2018 and recognized at a national ceremony
in Summer of 2018. The nominated New
Jersey schools will be recognized at a statewide conference in the Spring of 2018,
and will be asked to present a summary of their achievements. (Please
note that the U.S. Department of Education has not officially confirmed that
the ED-GRS Program will be held in 2018. The State of New Jersey will still
conduct the GRS Program as usual. If the ED does not participate, the State of
New Jersey will still honor the applicants who are selected by the New Jersey