The Illinois Green Ribbon Schools program recognizes schools that have active programs, actions, and dedication to promote and educate about sustainability. Working in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), Illinois Green Alliance is accepting applications from schools across Illinois.
Your school is probably doing more than you think, especially when you add up all the great efforts from students, staff and parents. So why not showcase your school’s achievements and let your community know how much you have accomplished to green your school!
Applications are due Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5:00 PM. The top scoring schools are submitted to the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program for consideration at the national level. Additional information about timeline and the applications for both Pre-K-12 and Post-Secondary schools can be found below.
|Illinois Green Ribbon Schools Timeline & Application|
|Applications Open||Now Open!|
|Applications Due to Illinois Green Alliance||February 8, 2021
|2021 Illinois Nominees Submitted to the U.S. Department of Education||March 1, 2021|
|The U.S. Department of Education Announces 2020 National Awardees||Spring 2021|
|The U.S. Department of Education Hosts the 2020 National Award Ceremony||Summer 2021|