Nominations are open for 2018!

Do you know a teacher or administrator doing exemplary work integrating sustainable environmental practices into their classroom or school? Nominate them for a Sustainable Teacher Award! 

Please submit nominations by May 1st.  
Eligibility: All middle and high school (5th-12th grade) educators and administrators in Nashville, TN can be nominated. Self-nominations accepted. Previous nominees are eligible. Winners from the previous year are not eligible. 

Award Categories

School Leadership -- School administrators prioritizing sustainable practices in their school by providing options for students to learn and integrate sustainability into their own routines, supporting teachers, or advocating for school-wide green practices and infrastructure.

Curriculum Enhancement -- Teachers who are integrating sustainable topics and themes into their curriculum and classroom. This could include an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability and environmental science topics or encouraging everyday sustainable habits and practices within the classroom.

Project Management -- Educators leading projects and programs in their schools or classrooms that are giving students hands-on access to sustainable practices. Examples include school gardens, sustainable living after-school programs, recycling projects, green clubs, etc. 

    Winners receive: 

    • $200 to support classroom supplies or projects that further sustainability education around topics involving energy conservation, water preservation, food waste, green transportation, and green building;
    • An annual subscription to Learning Lab, USGBC’s newest online education platform, to aid in curriculum development
    • Invitation to award ceremony in June