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The GreenKids Network

GreenKids is pleased to welcome our alumni schools to the GreenKids Network.

Objectives of the GreenKids Network

  • To provide continuing education support to principals and teachers whose schools have completed the two year GreenKids partnership
  • To help teachers incorporate and maintain environmental education lessons as an integral instructional strategy for meeting curriculum goals
  • To support schools that are preparing Maryland Green School recertification applications
  • To act as a springboard for growing a strong environmental education community in MCPS

Benefits for GreenKids Network Schools

Naturalist Support in Schools

  • Guiding schools through Maryland Green School recertification
  • Supporting schools' green infrastructure, watershed stewardship, and STEM projects
  • Participating in whole-school environmental projects and celebrations

Professional Development and Curriculum Support for Teachers

  • Offering professional development workshops for teachers
  • Modeling lessons and co-teaching with teachers in alumni schools
  • Offering on-site staff training sessions
  • Posting downloadable lesson plans to the GreenKids website
  • Collaborating with teachers to identify and share new lesson plans
  • Fostering relationships among network teachers, new GreenKids teachers and community partners

Classroom Resource Materials and Online Support

  • Loaning lesson supplies and classroom resource materials
  • Providing online and e-mail support
  • Sending e-mail newsletters about environmental education opportunities and events that are of interest to teachers and students

GreenKids Network Schools: MCPS

Arcola Elementary
Ashburton Elementary
Bethesda Elementary
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Beverly Farms Elementary
Burning Tree Elementary
Captain James E. Daly Elementary
Cedar Grove Elementary
Chevy Chase Elementary
Clarksburg Elementary
Cold Spring Elementary
College Gardens Elementary
East Silver Spring Elementary
Forest Knolls Elementary
Gaithersburg Elementary
Garrett Park Elementary
Glen Haven Elementary
Greenwood Elementary
Harmony Hills Elementary
Highland View Elementary
Jackson Road Elementary
Jones Lane Elementary
Judith A. Resnik Elementary
Lakewood Elementary
Meadow Hall Elementary
New Hampshire Estates Elementary
Newport Mill Middle School
North Chevy Chase Elementary
Northwood High School
Oakland Terrace Elementary
Piney Branch Elementary
Rock Creek Forest Elementary
Rock View Elementary
Rocky Hill Middle School
Rolling Terrace Elementary
Rosemary Hills Elementary
Sherwood High School
Silver Spring International Middle School
Sligo Creek Elementary
Sligo Middle School
Somerset Elementary
Stonegate Elementary
Strathmore Elementary
Summit Hall Elementary
Takoma Park Elementary
Takoma Park Middle School
Westbrook Elementary
Westland Middle School
Whetston Elementary
Wood Acres Elementary
Woodlin Elementary

GreenKids Network Schools: LCPS

Cedar Lane Elementary
Kenneth W. Culbert Elementary
Emerick Elementary
Guilford Elementary
Hillsboro Elementary
Potowmack Elementary
Waterford Elementary