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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.

Climate Science Teacher Trainings – Now Online

“I have not only gained incredible knowledge on climate science but I also learned how to teach a class in these challenging times.”

– Teacher at WGS’ Fire and Our Future online training

As Washington educators moved their teaching online, WGS pivoted its approach to professional development. WGS’ remote trainings equipped teachers with strategies to engage their students in climate science – both online and in the classroom.

Online Trainings
April-June 2020

  • 9 trainings, topics included agriculture, energy, and wildfires
  • 27 counties served
  • 212 teachers trained

97% of teachers felt better prepared to support students to plan and implement an action project around a local environmental issue.*

* Teacher survey responses, April-June 2020