Ohio Green Ribbon Schools

The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognizes schools where staff, students, officials and communities have come together to produce energy efficient, sustainable and healthy school environments and to ensure the sustainability and environmental literacy of graduates.


Click here to download the application to be a 2016 Green Ribbon School. The deadline to apply is Oct. 30, 2015.


2015 Ohio Green School honorees

Green Schools National Conference March 4-6, 2015

Ohio participated in the 2014-2015 school year Green Ribbon Schools competition to recognize and honor schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs, improving the health and wellness of students and staff, and providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways. Click here for resources and videos from the conference.


Partnership for Ohio Green Ribbon Schools pilot program includes:

If you have questions about the Green Schools Program, please call or email Brenda Metcalf, Environmental Education Council of Ohio, at (740) 653-2649 or director@eeco-online.org.

Ohio Green Ribbon Schools Documents

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