School Programs, Events, Competitions, and Professional Development

Mark your calendars with these grant opportunities, workshops, conferences and more!
 

March 28  Visit The Great Exchange, 100 Sherman Avenue, Devens, 8:30am-4:30pm, for classroom fixtures, office furniture, and janitorial items very low prices.

March 29 – Deadline to submit THE GREEN TEAM recycling equipment application for the April 4 distribution day to be held in Boston. (Equipment requests for the Amherst and Pittsfield equipment locations may be submitted at any time).

March 29 – Deadline for submitting a description of an outstanding environmental project, team, or individual for Project Green School’s annual Green Difference Awards. The award honors and recognizes outstanding environmental education and STEM education efforts in schools and communities at the Annual Green Difference Awards at the Massachusetts State House on May 10.

March 30 – Deadline for sending in nominations for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) 2019 Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education.

March 31 – Deadline to submit THE GREEN TEAM Teacher Response Form to report your students’ activities and receive a Certificate of Recognition and student prizes to recognize their work.

March 31 – Jr. Tech 2019 Girls STEM Summit at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. This is a one-day statewide summit for young women in grades 8-12 who love STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math, and would like to learn more about emerging careers in these fields.

April 1 – Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom mini-grant proposals deadline to fund agriculture education projects in Massachusetts schools

April 4Distribution day for GREEN TEAM recycling equipment for schools in the Boston area. Register for THE GREEN TEAM and submit a recycling equipment application by March 29 for this distribution.

April 15 – Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom Meet a Local Farmer video contest deadline. Students from Elementary to High School are encouraged to make a video of an interview with a local farmer. A total prize of $2,000 will be divided among 4 winning entries.

April 18  Visit The Great Exchange, 33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, 8:30am-4:30pm, to gain classroom, craft, janitorial, office, and safety supplies at very low prices.

April 22 – Earth Day – In 1970, the first year of Earth Day, the movement gave voice to an emerging consciousness, channeling human energy toward environmental issues. The theme of Earth Day this year is “Protect Our Species.”

April 25 – Visit The Great Exchange, 100 Sherman Avenue, Devens, 8:30am-4:30pm, for classroom fixtures, office furniture, and janitorial items at very low prices.

April 25 – The Wade Institute for Science Education’s Professional Development Seminar Seriesfourth full day seminar, Science on the Brain, will feature a full day session entitled Mind on Brains: Making the Connection.

April 26 – Submission deadline for the Massachusetts Marine Educators 2019 Marine Art Contest. Students in grades K-12 are invited to submit a piece of original artwork focusing on this year’s theme, “Revealing the Biodiversity of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.”

April 27 – Keep Massachusetts Beautiful’s 2019 Great Massachusetts Cleanup. Join with your neighbors, friends, family, and co-workers to clean up and beautify your neighborhood or community.

May 17 – Massachusetts Envirothon 2019. Save the date for this year’s Massachusetts Envirothon, at Sholan Farms in Leominster. The 2019 Current Issue is “Abundant, Affordable, Healthy Food”.

May 23  Visit The Great Exchange, 33 Andrews Parkway, Devens, 8:30am-4:30pm, to gain classroom, craft, janitorial, office, and safety supplies at very low prices.

May 30 – Visit The Great Exchange, 100 Sherman Avenue, Devens, 8:30am-4:30pm, for classroom fixtures, office furniture, and janitorial items at very low prices.