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Sustainable Schools Webinar Series

Upcoming 2014-2015 Eco-Schools USA Sustainable Schools Webinar Series

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Eco-Schools USA's Sustainable Schools Webinar Series gives teachers, administrators, students and anyone interested in the Eco-Schools USA program the opportunity to hear presentations from our staff, like-minded partners and teachers in the field.


If you are unable to participate online a copy of the presentation will be available for download from this page after the webinar. Webinars are a free resource for Eco-Schools USA participants and partners. Please contact eco-schoolsusa@nwf.org with any questions or to suggest webinar topics.



September 17, 2014: Introduction to NWF's Eco-Schools USA

Audience: All those with a vested interest in increasing sustainability and stewardship at school or in a school district

Learn about Eco-Schools USA's main components and international connections, as well as what you need to get started.  Hear from teachers in the field about their personal experiences with Eco-Schools USA and how it helped to transform their school.  Join us, 7-8:15 P.M. EST 

Young Reporters for the Environment USASeptember 30, 2014: Young Reporters for the Environment - Competition Kick-Off

Audience: Educators and Students

It's time to kick-off our 2015 Young Reporters for the Environment Competition.  Our environmental journalism competition invites youth between the ages of 13 and 21 to report on topics related to the environment. We will provide you and your students with all the details needed to begin the countdown to this year's winners.  Join us, 7-8 P.M. EST 

November 11, 2014: Eco-Schools USA Dashboard: Goals, Metrics, Success!

Audience: All those interested in or working with an NWF Eco-School

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.  Join us! 7-8:30 P.M. EST


January 25, 2015: A Connected Web - Eco-Schools USA Pathways to Sustainability

Audience: All those interested in or working with an NWF Eco-School

Sustainability is a woven tapestry of intricate fabrics. While each pathway is unique, each is bound to another, creating the conditions where we live.  Using Eco-Schools Biodiversity, School Grounds, and Climate Change pathways, we will show how you can address several pathway at once, making for an even more dynamic, systems-thinking, learning experience for your students.  Join us! 7-8:30 P.M. EST 


March 3, 2015: Connecting Students to Nature - Protecting Wildlife and Conserving Habitat

Audience: Educators

In today's world students are spending less time outdoors.  Wildlife need our young people to speak on their behalf, to protect and restore their habitat, and be stewards in their local communities.  NWF's Eco-Schools USA is one tool that can help you connect your students to the natural world.  "People who care conserve; people who don't know don't care.  What is the extinction of the condor to a child who has never seen a wren?" Robert Michael Pyle  Join us! 7-8 P.M. EST



The Cool School Challenge: Addressing Energy Efficiency and Climate Change in K-12 Schools (October 9, 2013) -   Learn how to engage the student body and school community in this sustainable practices challenge…who will reduce their carbon footprint the most??!!  Join us to learn more about this STEM focused, place-based, and experiential learning opportunity.  Will your school be a “Cool School”?  View a recording of this webinar here.

Gardening for Nutrition and Wildlife (January 16, 2013) - We will examine how you can help the environment and improve the well being of your students at the same time. Learn how you can address physical education, healthy living and science all at once by having a Nutritional Garden for Kids and Wildlife. Together we can make kids healthier--one bite and one step at a time.  View a recording of this webinar here.



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