High School Greening Summit
Create a team and join this exciting three-part competition to present your proposal to green up your high school or your community. Participation is free and includes keynote presentation, localvore lunch, tee shirt, and more. Winning teams receive up to $1,000 to implement their greening proposals. All proposals get sent to the office of Senator Bernie Sanders for review and possible future funding.
2012 Summit a Big Success
Thanks to everyone who participated in the November 2012 summit! Check out the press release about the event here.
Please contact Russ Weis, Summit Director, at: email@example.com or 802-635-1376, ext. 2.
Sample Proposals and Presentation Rubrics
Click on the links below to download sample proposals and grading rubrics for the competition from past Summits:
- Sample Written Proposal #1
- Sample Written Proposal #2
- Sample Written Proposal #3
- Written Proposal Grading Rubric + Ideal Proposal Guidelines
- Formal Presentation Grading Rubric
- Creative Proposal Grading Rubric + Questions to Guide the Judging Process
Green Mountain College's "Student Campus Greening Fund" showcases the winning proposals of that school's competition. In many cases, these proposals are excellent examples of what we're looking for: www.greenmtn.edu/about/environment/greening_fund.aspx
- Here's a site where you can learn about energy efficiency and renewable technologies, plan your project, get pricing, etc. (Go to the "Guides to Alternative Energy Solutions" section halfway down the page): www.altestore.com/learn/
The Vermont Energy Education Program "provides training and curriculum materials for VT teachers on...energy efficiency, renewable energy, and conventional energy sources" and has a Green Schools Program. For more information: VT Energy Education Program
Here's another school greening program, sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, to check out: ecoschools