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  1. May 22, 2012

  2. Agenda Welcome History Salem County Bridge Scholarship Fund DVGBC – Philly area Rosa Parks Elementary – USGBC Story Telling – successes Going Green website Targets & plans Dashboard Tool Next Meeting? Wetlands walk November 2, 2011

  3. Requirements You must be a K-12 classroom teacher or environmental educator from a school (public or private) or other organization within the Delaware Estuary Watershed. You must be able to attend all five days of the workshop from July 9th-13th, 2012. You must enjoy sunshine (or air conditioning when it's too hot!), nature, hands-on learning, and the beach!

  4. Gain professional instruction in watershed education. Receive FREE educational and classroom materials. Explore exciting field trip locations in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. FREE lunch all week FREE accommodations for an overnight experience in beautiful Lewes, DE. Earn approximately 30 clock hours, continuing professional education hours, or professional development hours (depending on your location/state) upon completion of the workshop's requirements. The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary leads collaborative and creative efforts to protect and enhance the Delaware Estuary and its tributaries for current and future generations.

  5. As we work to leave our children a safe, sustainable future, we must also equip them with the tools they need to take on tomorrow's environmental challenges. Supporting environmental literacy & a strong foundation in science, technology, engineering, & math for every student will help ensure our youth have the skills & knowledge to advance our clean energy economy. Last year, we launched the Dept. of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition award to encourage more schools to pursue sustainability, foster health & wellness, & integrate environmental literacy into the curriculum. In the days ahead, we look forward to awarding the first Green Ribbons & recognizing the accomplishments of green schools across our country.  (from April ‘12 Earth Day B. Obama proclamation)

  6. http://greenribbonschools.org/

  7. Home l News l Links l Resources l Archives l Contacts • Schools • Alloway • Elmer • Elisinboro • Lower Alloway Creek • Mannington • Oldsman • Pennsgrove • Pennsville • Pittsgrove • Quinton • Salem • Upper Pittsgrove • Woodstown • Archives • Newspaper Article for April 8th • Dave’s first power point • Dave’s second power point • Forms Welcome Salem County Going Green Project Sponsored by Mannington Mills and Salem County Schools, New Jersey This project is designed for teachers in Salem County, New Jersey, Grades 1 through 12 to help them engage students in activities that encourage conservation, recycling and environmental awareness. Become an integral part of the movement across Salem County to bring environmental awareness and activities right into the classrooms of county schools, with Mentoring from Mannington Mills. Through a sequence of workshops over a year, teachers will learn about environmental issues, how they can be applied to their classroom and how their schools can Going Green with students assessing whether their school is accomplishing their goals Congratulations to Mannington Mills for receiving these awards: The NJASCD award for Partnerships in Education. The award was presented to Mannington at the NJASCD State Conference… Working together for a better future.

  8. The WRA awarded Mannington Mills their 2012 Business & Industry Award. The recognition was for establishing a partnership with New Jersey Audubon & The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to implement progressive wildlife enhancements & ecological stewardship efforts that are protective of water quality at their Salem County, NJ headquarters & manufacturing facility. 

  9. Corporate Stewardship Council Jean Lynch Suzanne Treyger