Success Stories & Case Studies

Green Ribbon Innovations and Ideas

The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools strive to reduce environmental impact and costs, improve health and wellness, and provide environmental education. The following case studies feature some of the innovations and ideas of Green Ribbon School Honorees since 2012. These practices and more can be found in their Green Ribbon Applications.

Click on the Prezi presentation below for an overview of some of the ideas found within the case studies.

Green Ribbon Schools Innovations and Ideas

Outdoor Classrooms
Outdoor Classrooms provide opportunity for hands-on learning and problem solving. The following case study explores: 
Wetlands
Gardens
Nature Centers
Community Projects
Download this case study here: Outdoor Classroom

Keeping Healthy in Schools: The overall well-being of students, faculty and staff within a school empowers learning. The following case study explores:

  • Mental and Emotional Health              

  • Physical Fitness

  • School Nutrition