The Green Schools National Network (GSNN) is committed to fostering these relationships, as well as providing you with the most up-to-date, evidenced-based resources and tools that help you maximize financial and natural resources; improve the health and well-being of students and staff; and prepare students with the knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.  This is why we are excited to announce the roll-out of our first-ever membership program… Read More

We CONNECT practitioners with thought leaders.

GSNN works with thought leaders to gather, synthesize, generate, and report evidence-based resources that include practical tools, news, and commentary for the green, healthy, and sustainable schools community.


We provide a COMMUNITY for implementation.

GSNN’s members collaborate with each other and with other partners to share best practices, advance research, and develop strategies that can ensure that all children graduate as thoughtful and mindful citizens for the future.



All schools and school districts are green, healthy, and sustainable.



GSNN connects K-12 teachers, administrators, leaders and professionals with evidence-based resources and tools to maximize financial and natural resources; improve the health and well-being of staff and students; and prepare student with the knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.



  1. Providing visionary leadership to better identify new ideas and new ways of transforming schools and communities.

  2. Emphasizing collaboration, with the goal of strengthening, improving, and expanding sustainable learning communities
  3. Connecting educators to resources and to each other. 
  4. Fostering a growing network of like-minded individuals working together for the greater good and the greatest impact.

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GSNN’s Board Boasts a Fifth Green Ribbon

The U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients of this year’s Green Ribbon Schools awards on April 22, 2016.  As usual, the honorees represent some of the best of the best schools and districts across this country that are working to reduce their... read more