Whitehouse Elementary School, Readington Twp. - 2016 Eco-Schools Green Flag & 2016 U.S. DOE Green Ribbon School
Eco-Schools USA is a free, internationally acclaimed "green" recognition program providing teachers with a framework to integrate sustainability practices within existing curriculum through 10 pathways. Aligned with NGSS, the pathways deepen the curriculum, provide STEAM-based educational opportunities, and engage students in authentic learning experiences positively impacting their environment. Watch VIDEO or Sign-up!
Complete one pathway to earn a Bronze Award for your school or more to earn a Silver or Green Flag Award! View the Pathways:
The 7-Step Framework is intended to be a flexible process that any teacher can implement in their class!
Schools can pursue the highest level award, the Green Flag, after earning both the Bronze and Silver Award Levels. Schools must complete 3 pathways including Energy, upload evidence of student work, complete a Green Flag Documentation Form (Word Doc), and submit the Green Flag Award Form in the Dashboard. The Green Flag Award must be renewed after 3 years.
See New Jersey's Green Flag Award Winners:
2012 Unity Charter School
2013 Alder Ave Middle School & Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
2014 Three Bridges School
2015 William Annin Middle School & Unity Charter School (2nd Green Flag)
2016 Whitehouse School, Woodcliff Middle School, & Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Watch how students and teachers in Malaysia implement Eco-Schools!
Learn how to utilize Eco-Schools USA Dashboard, each school's one stop shop for their campus to highlight, goals, successes, awards, and metrics associated with their sustainability work. Watch Now!
Contact your Eco-Schools USA Coordinator for training and in-person support:
609-427-3052 x 103