A Green School for Every Student

Students and communities across Washington State are working to create greener, healthier school environments. Together we are building a better world — now and for future generations. Washington Green Schools provides a system of support for school communities to set and achieve sustainability goals.

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1.2 million students spend their days in K-12 schools across Washington State. You can ensure they gain the skills and hands-on learning opportunities needed to be successful leaders. Our state depends upon the next generation… And Washington Green Schools is working with you to give them the tools they need to succeed.

School Updates

  • Nov 23rd, 2015

    Thomas Jefferson Middle School: We were just selected as BEF’s new Renewable School!

  • Nov 21st, 2015

    iTech Preparatory: We just joined the program!

  • Nov 16th, 2015

    McLoughlin Middle School: We just joined the program!

Our Six-Step Certification Process

Certified schools earn recognition, rewards, and other special opportunities.

Environmental Categories:
  • Waste and Recycling
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Healthy School Buildings
  • Water
  • School Grounds

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Wisdom Shared at Teacher Trainings

It’s been a productive autumn for Green Teams. If you weren’t able to join us at one of our Teacher Trainings, don’t worry – we’re can fill you in! Read on to get advice we gleaned from the people who know it best – educators like you. Tap into your community. Laura Tucker, Jefferson County’s […]

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