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The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission’s (LEEC) mission is to create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that results in a literate citizenry who will make informed decisions to effectively solve existing problems, prevent new ones and maintain a sustainable environmental for future generations.

Louisiana Green Schools Coordinator Job Opening: Lafayette Parish

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)/Louisiana Environmental Education Commission  has recently undergone a Memorandum of Understanding with the Louisiana Department of Education regarding support and implementation of the Green Ribbon Schools initiative in Louisiana. As a result, LDWF/LEEC has agreed to implement a Green Schools grants program for Louisiana schools and is in the process of hiring for a part-time position to oversee, monitor, and otherwise support this initiative and the associated awards program.

If you are interested in applying for this part-time (approximately 22 hours per week) position, please follow this link to begin the Louisiana Department of Civil Service application process. The application window closes Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Examples of Work:

  • Develops, implements, and supports the Louisiana Green Ribbon Schools program and associated state awards recognition.
  • Implements a green schools grants program for Louisiana’s K-12 schools and universities, orchestrating the processes of reviewing, awarding, monitoring, and reporting progress.
  • Provides education and support to Louisiana teachers, schools, districts, and universities regarding green schools initiatives.  
  • Solicits for funding via grants and donations to support the green schools grants program.
  • Performs responsible duties related to the proper operation, administration, coordination, and management of records, grants, and contracts.
  • Interacts with top level state agency staff, legislators, federal agency personnel, non-profit organization representatives, the governor’s office, and the private sector to promote and develop cooperative Green Ribbon School initiatives.

 

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LEEC eNews Bulletin: Save the Date - February 19-20, 2016

LEEC eNews Bulletin: Save the Date - February 19-20, 2016

Please find a link to the pdf version of our Save the Date flyer below.

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LEEC eNews Bulletin: 2015-2016 Green Schools Grants Finalists

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is pleased to announce the finalists for its innaugural Green Schools Grants Program. 

The LEEC, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE), offers Green Schools Grants to school administrators or fulltime classroom teachers in accredited public or non-public schools (Pre-K-12) in Louisiana for projects based on sound scientific principles that have a school sustainability focus and are designed to directly involve students in the learning process. The aim of this joint effort is to encourage Green Ribbon Schools initiatives in accredited Louisiana schools.

See finalists below.

2015 GREEN SCHOOL GRANT FINALISTS

Project Leader 

School/ Organization

Project Title

Amount

Claire Anderson

KIPP Central City Primary

Water Literacy Field Station

$4850

Regina Humphrey

Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School

The Good Soil

$934

Joe Vaccaro

St. Martin’s Episcopal School

Water Literacy Outdoor Classroom

$5000

Michele Woods

Nesom Middle School

Recycling for Kids

$3139

TOTAL

$13,923

To find out more about the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools initiative, visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/green-ribbon-schools/eligibility.html.

Notice: 2015-2016 Green Schools Award Announcement Postponed

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission has postponed the announcement of the 2015-2016 Green Schools Award finalists until Friday, May 29, 2015 to allow more time for review of submitted proposals. Thank you for your patience and have a happy Memorial Day weekend.

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