School Programs, Events, Competitions, and Professional Development

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

Ongoing – Free lead in drinking water testing for schools & childcare facilities, and free water fill stations (for those who qualify) through MassDEP. Click here to apply.


March 6 2024 Annual MEES Conference at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester. The Massachusetts Environmental Education Society (MEES) is dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and improvement of environmental education in the state and region. This conference brings together environmental educators throughout New England. Participants, presenters, and sponsors reflect the diversity of the environmental education profession and include K–12 schools, nature centers, urban environmental programs, museums, sustainability programs, farms and gardens, and many more.

March 22 – Massachusetts Farm to School (MFTS) will host their 7th statewide gathering, the Massachusetts Farm & Sea to School Conference. The theme of the conference is Rooted in Resilience: Centering Climate & Community.  The conference will feature workshops, interactive activity stations, and panel discussions, and as such, MFTS is seeking proposals in many formats. Proposals should center the themes of climate resiliency and community leadership in the farm and sea to school movement. Proposals featuring highly interactive sessions will be prioritized. The submission deadline is November 17th! Learn more here.