Posts by Oregon Green Schools

Upcoming Workshops and Summer Camps

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in News

Intro to Placed-Based Education Design Saturday, June 17 9:00am – 4:00pm Southwest Charter School 640 SW Bancroft St, Portland This is an opportunity for educators to learn about placed-based education and potentially bring it into their classrooms with ongoing support from our expert teachers. The workshop is made possible by a grant from the Oregon Department of Education so we are able to offer a stipend and mileage reimbursement as well as resource materials and ongoing mentorship to public school teachers. • Part 1: The initial workshop will give participants an intro to...

Read More

Grants & Contracts Coordinator Position for Outdoor School Grant Program

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in News

  The OSU University Administrative Business Center is recruiting for a full-time Grants and Contracts Coordinator for the Outdoor School grant program. The position is based at Oregon State University in Corvallis. The recruitment closes June 5, 2017.  Apply online via OSU’s jobs postings at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/42864  The Grants and Contracts Coordinator is a key member of the University Administrative Business Center (UABC) financial team.  At the direction of the OSU Extension Service Director (Director), this position manages the Outdoor School grant...

Read More

New Pathways Coming This Fall for Eco-Schools USA Award

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in News

  Watersheds, Oceans and Wetlands (WOW) Pathway Watersheds, Oceans and Wetlands (WOW), focuses on the unique needs and concerns of water outside of the school building. Schools can address any or all of the sub-pathways within WOW to receive recognition when applying for an Eco-Schools USA award. Now more than ever, it is critical to connect students to water, specifically the important role it plays in human and wildlife health and food systems as well as the role it plays in a community’s recreational activities and economy. Whether students live on or near the coast or...

Read More

National Wildlife Federation/Eco-Schools USA is Recruiting for AmeriCorps Member

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in News

The National Wildlife Federation is currently recruiting for our next AmeriCorps Member for the Sept 2017-July 2018 service term. Please see link below for the position description for an Education and Outreach Coordinator with National Wildlife Federation and Association of Northwest Steelheaders at their Milwaukie office. This position works on a variety of activities including: Family Fish Camp Fish Eggs to Fry Program (raising salmon/trout in the classroom) Eco-Schools USA and Schoolyard Habitats Garden for Wildlife – Certified Wildlife Habitats Supporting and participating on...

Read More

Oregon Green Schools 2017 Summit Huge Success!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in News

Oregon Green Schools 2017 Summit Huge Success!

The 21st  annual summit of certified Oregon Green Schools took place at the Western Mennonite School in Salem on April 14, 2017, and was attended by 28 schools from across the state.  This day of learning was a huge success and was made possible with the generous support from our haulers and event sponsors. Elementary and middle school students started the day with a welcome assembly to set out the goals for the summit and received words of encouragement from Oregon Green Schools Chair Laurel Bates. Students and their teachers then broke up into smaller groups and attended a Green Schools...

Read More