Developing 21st Century Green Students & Schools

Date: November 19, 2014
Time: 7-8 PM
Location: Cohasset Center for Student Coastal Research

This is a free presentation seminar and discussion event hosted by the Center for Student Coastal Research (CSCR), a non profit organization located in Cohasset on Boston’s South Shore. The CSCR educates students in environmental sciences, encourages environmental awareness, and promotes activism.

General attendance and participation is complimentary, tax deductible donations are welcome.

November’s guest speaker of the CSCR seminar and discussion series is Robin Organ, Green Schools Executive Director & Founder. Robin will present and discuss ‘Developing 21st Century Green Students & Schools’.

Robin Organ


Biography:

Robin Organ has been in the field of education [formal & informal] for close to 20 years. Robin is honored to be able to work with and serve some of the most innovative and inspiring students, schools, organizations, and agencies across the country.

Robin believes that creating an environmentally literate citizenry begins with our youth. She is responsible for developing and implementing Green Schools’ programs across Massachusetts, New England, and the US. Robin was invited to participate in discussions with Vice President Joe Biden and US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Climate Solutions. Robin was selected as one of 100 women to attend the White House Women & the Environment Summit, and she also participated in the first White House Summit on Environmental Education and two of the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremonies.

Green Schools is a multiple award-winning, national nonprofit organization organized for innovative Environmental Education [EE], STEM Education, and Environmental Health purposes. Green Schools mission is to develop greener & healthier students, schools, and communities through whole school programming and environmental stewardship.

In addition to her efforts with Green Schools, Robin is the Project Manager of the Massachusetts Environmental Literacy Plan and Chair of the Secretaries Advisory Group on Energy, Environment and Education. Robin serves as an active member of the following organizations: Green Schools National Network as Advisory Board, U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Stakeholder Group, the NE High Performance School Stakeholders Group, MA Green Ribbon Schools Working Group, the MA Partners in Prevention, and she regularly attends the MA Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Meetings and participates in more than 8 STEM & Sustainability Networks.


Seminar Abstract: Developing 21st Century Green Students & Schools

Green Schools shows your students and schools how to implement Best Practices locally and across the nation.

Learn how to:

  1. Reduce environmental impact and costs
  2. Improve the health and wellness of schools, students, and staff
  3. Provide impactful Environmental Education that teaches many disciplines and is especially good at effectively incorporating STEM, civic skills, and green career pathways

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Green Schools encourage resource efficient students, schools, and districts, and allows administrators to dedicate more resources to instruction rather than operational costs.

Healthy schools and wellness practices ensure that all students learn in an environment conducive to achieving their full potential.

Sustainability education helps all students engage in hands-on learning, hone critical thinking skills, learn many disciplines and develop a solid foundation in STEM & Sustainability-related subjects.

Learn the recipe for success through our 12 Green Schools Pathways and National Green Schools Society, one of the greatest student-focused innovations of the Green Schools Movement!

Also, learn how to make The Green Difference with your students and school [year-round] while moving your forward on your pathway to GREEN.