Announced during Earth Day at the Capitol, on April 22, 2009, the Florida Green School Awards will be presented each year and will recognize green school awards in five
4. Schools and
5. School Districts.
The 2012-2013 Florida Green School Awards Program application period is NOW OPEN! We encourage all students, faculty and administrators from K-12 schools (public or private) to participate in this statewide award program. The information provided on the application, should reflect achievements from the 2012-2013 school year (7/1/12 – 6/30/13). NOMINATION DEADLINE: June 21 (EXTENDED) for Projects (students, teachers and class) and Schools and July 12 for School Districts.
Three finalists in each category will be identified and invited to a formal awards ceremony which will take place in the Fall of 2013, where the statewide winners will be announced.
The 2011-2012 green school projects led by our participants generated over $20.2 million in cost savings. Since 2008, over $36 million have been saved through Green School Projects in Florida.
The Florida Green School Awards program has become part of a larger Network, the Florida Green School Network; a partnership between Florida’s DEP, DOE, DOH, and Sustainable Florida.
Learn more about the finalists from previous years by viewing the print programs:
For more information on the Florida Green School Awards please contact Greg Ira at 850-245-2132 or e-mail: Greg.Ira@dep.state.fl.us.