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.

We Live in a World of Natural Beauty—Go Explore!

By Cleary Vaughan-Lee   Have you ever considered your relationship to nature and how it might be influenced by the impacts of technology? This is a thought I explored recently with students at Redwood High School in Larkspur, California during their annual... read more

Professional Development in the Great Outdoors

No Teacher Left Inside: Using the Environment as a Context for Interdisciplinary Learning   I grew up attending a week-long camp each summer. My parents would drop me off on Sunday afternoon and I would enter a room of gangly adolescents all waiting nervously to... read more