Newsletter / July 2013
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Registration is now open!
Call for Presentations
New GSNN Website
GSNN Blog - Loving the Questions
Pre-Conference Excursions
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School's out (finally!), and we're gearing up for sunshine and a little time off, but the work continues as we continue to advocate for green schools and focus efforts on programming for our 4th annual Green Schools National Conference.


Registration is now open!
Registration is now open for our 4th annual Green Schools National Conference, set for March 27-29 in Sacramento. Make plans to join us and remember, Early Bird and group rates apply, so register soon! 

Call for Presentations

Put on your thinking caps: we're accepting proposals for conference presentations through Aug. 31.  The theme for this year's conference is "Working Together for Healthy, Sustainable Schools," as we celebrate the work of schools, districts, and partnerships leading the movement. We hope presenters will articulate best practices that can be tested by others, so learn more...


New website launches

We've redesigned our Green Schools National Network website, with news you can use, our GreenPrint document, conference news and more. Visit us often!



GSNN Blog - Loving the Questions
Our Chief Communications Officer has a few thoughts about our constant search for answers. Should we be more interested in the questions? Food for thought, so read more..
Pre-Conference Excursions
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Pre-Conference Excursions 

We continue to create engaging, inspiring programming for our 4th annual Green Schools National Conference, but we've also lined up some great pre-conference excursions.

Tour the Nimbus Fish Hatchery to learn about the annual Chinook and Steelhead Trout migration...Enjoy a relaxing kayak paddle on Lake Natoma....Walk the Consumnes River Preserve  and do a little birding...Stop by the Old Sugar Mill and Bogle Wineries...Tour historic Sacramento Old Town....Visit a few of California's green schools and UC Davis, a national leader in research on agriculture and health. 


Mark your Calendar!
July 11-13

Annual Conference, National Association of Elementary School Principals


July 30

'Tune' in to Sustainability News & Entertainment's Diana Dehm (our 3rd annual conference General Session host!) to learn about "Developing Solutions To Barriers For Healthy Eating for our Students" and what strategies some green schools are adopting to ensure kids are as healthy as the planet! For podcast times, visit


August 31
Deadline for Request for Proposals. Submit a presentation proposal for the 2014 Green Schools National Conference