Utah Green Schools Summit 2017

2017 Utah Green Schools Summit

The 2nd Annual Utah Green Schools Summit was a great success! Thank you to all our partners and Cantu's Culinary Creations for coming out and supporting Utah schools!

See our program from the 2017 Utah Green Schools Summit here!

Registration is now closed for the 2nd Annual Utah Green Schools Summit – 2017!

Join us for a fun and informative day bringing specialists, community organizations and schools together! We'll have hands-on activities and plenty of networking opportunities!

Teachers earn 5 Relicensure Hours for attending!

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Where: Rowland Hall Library, 843 Lincoln Street, Salt Lake City

Cost: FREE! Lunch will be provided.
Catered by none other than Cantu's Culinary Creations!

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"Local, organic, sustainably-farmed ethnic food for individuals, families, and traveling artists. Healthy and tasty! "


  • Previous, Current & Potential Utah Green Schools
  • Partnering Organizations interested in sharing how they can support efforts for Utah Green Schools
  • Anyone interested in learning more about Utah Green Schools

Share fair tables available for schools and organizations interested in sharing their green/sustainable efforts! We will have dedicated time for visiting staffed tables.

Tentative Schedule:

USEE/Utah Green Schools Overview & Updates
Thom Benedict, Executive Director, USEE
EE & Sustainability at Rowland Hall
Andrew Hagedorn, Sustainability Coordinator, Rowland Hall
Project Learning Tree Overview & GreenSchools Investigations Workshop
Kathy McGlauflin, Senior Vice President of Education for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Executive Director of Project Learning Tree (PLT)
Engaging Every Student–Sagebrush Ecosystem Education
Rick Reynolds, Founder–Team Effort between USFWS, Audubon, BLM, and over 50 other partners across the West
Share Fair - Utah Schools & EE Partners
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium ● Cottonwood Canyons Foundation  ● Salt Lake City Open Space Lands Program  ●  Rowland Hall  ● Tree Utah  ● DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts  ● Maria Montessori Academy  ● Wasatch Elementary  ● The Child's Element Nature School  ● Engaging Every Student/US Fish & Wildlife Service ● Save Our Canyons  ● Granite School District  ●  Breathe Utah  ● Greenwood Charter School  ● Wasatch Community Gardens ● Turn 4 Turn–Polar Eclipse Game ● Architectural Nexus ● USEE Utah Afterschool Network
EE Correlations to Utah Science Standards
Richard Scott, Science Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
"Reduce the Juice!"
Greg Libecci, Energy & Resource Manager, Salt Lake City School District

 For more information, please contact programs@usee.org.


A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors!!










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Presentations from the 2016 Utah Green Schools Summit:

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What is USEE?

The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE), a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, has been a statewide leader in promoting high quality environmental education in Utah since 1981. USEE encourages environmental literacy by teaching Utahans how to think, not what to think, about the environment.

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