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US Green Ribbon Schools

US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools logoThe U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program honors schools that are exemplary in the three pillars of:

  • Reducing environmental impact and cost
  • Improving the health and wellness of students and staff, and
  • Providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways. 



Submit the application for nomination to the Kentucky Environmental Education Council by December 13, 2019.

Eligible institutions:

  • Pre-K-12 schools, public and private
  • Pre-K-12 school districts
  • Institutions of higher education, public and private

Contact Wesley Bullock at for more information about the nomination process.