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Believing in climate change makes you an expert, and here’s why

2/24/2011 // By Patricia Tillmann

Are you a climate change expert? If you agree that climate change is occurring, the answer to this question is 100% yes – especially if you are a scientist or work in environmental policy. Whether or not we feel we […] Read more >

Economic Progress Commands Commitment to Environmental Education, Green Jobs Training

1/26/2011 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama pledged to fuel our economic recovery through clean energy investments, but if we do not integrate education with the environment, will cannot be competitive in the global clean energy economy. Read more >

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Eco-Schools USA 2011 Acrostic

12/28/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Happy New Year from the Eco-Schools USA team! Read more >

Blue Pages, Green Flowers: Symbolism Behind the Eco-Schools Logo

12/14/2010 // By Jennifer Murck

Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop last week. One question from a participant stood out to me: “What is the symbolism behind the Eco-Schools logo?” It was a great question, and one we were not prepared for. After some digging, we found our answers. Read more >

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Eco-Schools USA: Free Tools for Climate and Energy Literacy

12/14/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Last week, the importance of climate change education was formally recognized at the close of the Cancun climate talks. Parties at Friday’s final plenary session ratified Article 6 of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.  A huge international victory, Article 6 […] Read more >

Eco-Schools USA Hosts Workshop for Teachers at Seattle Zoo

12/10/2010 // By Jennifer Murck

This week, Eco-Schools USA held its first-ever teacher training workshop in Seattle. The event, sponsored by Amgen and held at the Woodland Park Zoo, was attended by 14 K-12 educators. Read more >

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Eco-Schools in Edinburgh: National Operators Meeting Convenes in Scotland

11/18/2010 // By Laura Hickey

This week, Eco-Schools USA is reporting to you from the program’s National Operators Meeting in Scotland. Read more >

NOAA Education Programs: Preparing America’s Future Leaders

11/17/2010 // By Danielle Moodie-Mills

NWF leaders spoke at an education briefing on Capitol Hill, focusing on the role that STEM education and NOAA programs play in preparing the next generation of workers to keep America competitive. Read more >

Teach Green: Eco-Schools USA Wraps Up NSTA Conference

11/16/2010 // By Jennifer Hammonds

This past weekend, I wrapped up my experience at the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. I represetened Eco-Schools USA at the conference, whose theme this year was “Charting the Course to Excellence”. Read more >

NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Phenology, POWER, and Participation

11/3/2010 // By Laura Hickey

Day 2 of the NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections institute focused on technology and student engagement. Read more >