Students Lead The Way
The nationwide environmental service-learning program helps improve students’ academic performance in STEM subjects. It provides teachers and students with the training and resources to create healthier schools – and save money.
• Register or log in to download the new PLT GreenSchools! Investigations
• Apply for a PLT GreenWorks! Grant - applications due Sept. 30
• Participate in a new series of webinars anchored by dynamic student PLT Green Teams
• Sign up to receive PLT's Branch newsletter. In the Fall issue: use GreenSchools! to engage your students in STEM as they solve environmental issues at their school
PLT GreenSchools! Blog
To read more blog posts about PLT GreenSchools! visit our blog page on the American Forest Foundation website.
May 16, 2013
Dominick DeRosa, a teacher at a Project Learning Tree GreenSchool! in Kansas City, Kansas, has received the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. "The teachers who have earned this award are inspiring our nation's future leaders to be responsible stewards of our environment, and preparing them to excel in the 21st century economy," said Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, which administers the award program along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.Read More >>
May 13, 2013
I recently toured a PLT GreenSchool! in Washington, D.C. along with high ranking officials from the USDA and met seven energetic middle schoolers who have made a big difference in the environmental awareness of their community.Read More >>
PLT GreenSchools! is a program of the American Forest Foundation, in partnership with our 50-state PLT network, the U.S. Forest Service, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and many other national, state, and local partners.