School Programs, Events, Competitions, and Professional Development

Mark your calendars with these grant opportunities, workshops, conferences and more!
September 20 – Deadline to submit THE GREEN TEAM recycling equipment application for the September 25th distribution day to be held in West Roxbury. (Equipment requests for the Amherst and Pittsfield equipment locations may be submitted at any time).
September 20 – The Green Careers Conference at the MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife in Westborough. This event showcases careers in sustainability, with stakeholders from the government, business, education, and non-profit sectors.
September 25 – Distribution day for GREEN TEAM recycling equipment for schools in the Boston area. Register for THE GREEN TEAM for the 2019-2020 school year and submit a recycling equipment application by September 20th to request equipment. There will also be distribution dates in November and April.
October 1 – Deadline for Toshiba America Foundation grants. The Toshiba America Foundation awards grants to educators who are passionate about making mathematics and science more engaging for their students. This deadline is for educators of grades K-5, and offers grants up to $1,000.
October 16Massachusetts Facilities Administrators Association (MFAA) Conference in Danvers, aims to help facilities professionals continue their professional growth with a focus on providing safer, healthier, and sustainable learning environments for staff and students.
October 21-25Massachusetts STEM week is a statewide effort to boost the interest, awareness, and ability for all learners to envision themselves in STEM education and employment opportunities. The theme for the second annual statewide STEM Week is “See Yourself in STEM.” Regional Programming Lists for STEM week will be announced soon.
November 15 – Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day. Take action in your community by getting involved with a local event on this nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Find a local event or register your own!