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ECO-SCHOOLS USA WORKSHOP

Wednesday, Oct. 28th, 4:30-6:30pm

7075 Shoreham Drive, Castle Pines, CO


Join us at Buffalo Ridge Elementary in Room 105 to learn all about Eco-Schools USA!

Stipends of $100 available to the first 10 registrants, only five spots left!


  • FREE training, online program and resources
  • Open to educators, school staff, parents, and volunteers
  • Bring a re-useable mug, we will provide snacks!
  • Learn about the eight Green Flag schools in DCSD
  • Apply for a $500 seed grant
  • Learn more at www.Eco-SchoolsUSA.org


Why be part of Eco-Schools USA?

  • Follow a step-by-step framework to implement sustainable practices
  • Choose your own pathways to success
  • Support student engagement and academic achievement
  • Foster environmental stewardship
  • Share ideas and connect with other schools
  • Earn awards to mark your achievements


Benefits of the Eco-Schools Program:

  • Improves academic performance, especially in science and math
  • Leads to financial savings for schools
  • Decreases the school's carbon footprint through practical solutions that reduce energy and water consumption
  • Reduces school waste and conserves natural resources
  • Encourages student environmental awareness and stewardship
  • Increases parental involvement
  • Helps students and teachers develop stronger relationships with their communities
  • Develops national and international links


Come learn more about how through school-based action teams of students, administrators, educators and community volunteers, Eco-Schools combines effective "green" management of the school grounds, facilities and the curriculum. Learn how you can apply what you’ve done with Project Learning Tree, Green Ribbon Schools, and other green programs to Eco-Schools USA and how you can use our program to continue the green momentum at your school!


Please RSVP on this invitation or to courtney.kuntz@dcsdk12.org with your name and school info. The first 10 registrants will receive a $100 for attending the workshop.


This workshop is sponsored by:

Dr. Scholl Foundation

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Parent University: Raising Eco-Kids

Monday, Nov. 16th, 10:30-11:30am

312 Cantril Street

Castle Rock, CO

Who? Parents who want to know how to help their kids and schools implement easy sustainable strategies, and who want a waste-free lunch kit!


What? Workshop


Where? eDCSD Colorado Cyber School


Why? Research shows that students engaged in hands-on applied and real world aspects of environmental education perform better on most measures of student success (Eco-Schools USA). In addition to academic outcomes, green initiatives impact the budget all while creating healthier learning environments for our kids. Being green doesn’t mean you have to go off the grid. We can save money and the environment by changing little things: we can turn off lights when we aren’t using them; we can print less and recycle what we do print; we can use reusable containers for lunch; we carpool, walk, and ride bike when it makes sense. Come learn how you can help kids, schools, and your own family become more eco-friendly with simple strategies to incorporate into your busy lifestyle.


Participation includes a waste-free lunch kit!


Register here!

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