The 2013-2014 Florida Green School Awards Program application is NOW OPEN! We encourage all Florida K-12 students, faculty, schools (public or private), and district administrators to participate in this statewide award program. The data and information submitted on this application should reflect achievements from the 2013-2014 school year.
The nomination deadline is:
- June 20, 2014 for Projects (i.e., small, typically single topic initiatives led by students, teachers, or classes)
- June 20, 2014 for Schools
- July 25, 2014 for School districts
To access the Application Form and to find more information about this statewide program, please visit: Florida Green School Awards Program.
On April 3rd, the Florida Green School Network Team was awarded a 2014 Prudential Productivity Award. The 26th annual awards honor 432 individuals and teams of state employees for creating and implementing innovative solutions and productivity improvements worth $558 million in cost savings, cost avoidances, and increased revenue for state government. FOr more details, please click HERE.
Congratulations FGSN Team!!
Action for Healthy Kids has released its School Grants for Healthy Kids opportunities for the 2014-2015 school year. Around 1,000 schools will be awarded funds ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support school breakfast and physical activity programs. Funded schools will also receive expertise and people power to help implement a successful project that leads to sustainable change. The deadline to apply is May 2nd.
Florida Elementary Classroom Teachers, save the date for this upcoming Webinar:s academic advantage. Thursday, December 19, 2013 – 3:00 – 4:15 PM Eastern Time
Webinar Registration Link: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/events/event/111
This webinar is supported by Florida Pioneering a Healthier Communities and the Florida Department of Health, Coordinated School Health Program
On December 2nd, 2013, Broward County Public Schools invited the FGSN to officially present the District’s 12-13 Florida Green School Award at the School Board Meeting attended by the Superintendent and its members. During this event the FGSN also recognized and presented the FGSA’s Sustainable Legacy Circle Award to Driftwood Middle School.