Congratulations 2016-2017 Florida Green School District Awardees

2016-2017_FGSN_Recipients_BannersThe FGSN is privileged and honored to recognize six Florida districts. These districts are leading the charge to implement integrated sustainability programs to divert large percentages of their waste, reduce carbon footprints, promote transit and Safe Routes to Schools, create green schoolyards and green infrastructure, conserve water and energy, promote health and wellness, while simultaneously engaging students, teachers, and staff in hands-on sustainability education and activities that ripple throughout the community.

Six school districts were awarded on January 17, 2018 at the Florida Healthy School District Symposium for going beyond the minimum requirements of Florida Statutes.

Districts and achievement levels

GOLD:
Broward County Public Schools

Duval County Public Schools

The School District of Palm Beach County

SILVER:

Martin County School District

BRONZE:

Hernando County School District

Pasco County Schools

Congratulations Air Base K-8 Center, Driftwood Middle School & Broward County Public Schools!

Students of Air Base K-8 Center, Miami-Dade proudly displaying the school award. Principal Calzadilla and Tim Center.

Students of Air Base K-8 Center, Miami-Dade proudly displaying their school award. Principal Calzadilla and Tim Center.

On the morning of May 10th 2017, during a scheduled ceremony at the awarded school in Homestead, Tim Center (Executive Director, Sustainable Florida) presented the 2015-2016 Florida Green School Award to the following awardee:

Air Base K-8 Center, Miami-Dade

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District Award Silver Level accepted by member of the School Board of Broward County, Mrs. Laurie Rich Levinson, District 6. School Award to Driftwood Middle accepted by Linda Gancitano.

In the afternoon of May 10th 2017, during the P3 Eco-Challenge Ceremony in Davie, Tim Center presented the following awards:

Broward County Public Schools – Silver Level

Driftwood Middle School, Broward

Congratulations on this distinction!

Congratulations Hernando County School District!

HernandoOn May 9th 2017, during a School District Board meeting in Brooksville, Don Whitehead (FL-DOE, Safe and Efficient Facilities Design Manager) presented the 2015-2016 Florida Green District Award to the following awardee:

Pasco County Public Schools – Bronze Level

Congratulations on this distinction!

Congratulations to the 2017 National Green Ribbon Schools and Districts Awardees!

US GRSOn May 4th, the US Department of Education announced the awardees for the Green Ribbon School and District Program. This year, four Florida schools out of 45 in the nation and one Florida school district out of nine national districts have been recognized and awarded with this prestigious distinction.

We congratulate:

  • Air Base K-8 Center, Homestead, Fla.
  • Wilton Manors Elementary School, Wilton Manors, Fla.
  • Surfside Elementary School, Satellite Beach, Fla.
  • Castle Creek Elementary School, Orlando, Fla.
  • Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, Florida

Find out more about the honorees here: Honorees at a Glance

Congratulations Pasco County Public Schools

Pasco County Public Schools Bronze Level - 2015-2016 FGSA Awardee

Pasco County Public Schools Bronze Level – 2015-2016 FGSA Awardee

On February 21st 2017, during a School District Board meeting in Land O’ Lakes, Don Whitehead (FL-DOE) presented the 2015-2016 Florida Green School Award to the following awardee:

  • Pasco County Public Schools – Bronze Level

Congratulations on this distinction!