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School & Green Schools Mentor Partner Program

This is an archive webpage.

View the updated page here: 2013 Green Apple Day of Service



8/16, 8/30, or 9/6 Welcome Webinar (schools/mentors – please attend one)
8/24 Applications close
9/7 Meet with school/mentor partner before this date
9/6 or 9/13 Planning Webinar (schools/mentors – please attend one)
9/14 Submit Planning Worksheets
9/29 Illinois Green Schools Day of Service (date is flexible)
10/15 Submit Evaluation Reports
11/7 Celebration, Recognition, & Networking Event (Paul Revere School) Register Today!
Ongoing It is our hope that your project continues beyond the Green Schools Day of Service.
We encourage you to keep us updated on your progress and stay in touch with your mentor.


*PLEASE NOTE: While applications for the school and green schools mentor partnerships have closed for 2012,
schools and volunteers are still welcome to sign up for the Green Apple Day of Service.



  • Apply as a Green School Mentor:
    Companies/organizations may apply as individuals, or as a group.
    Mentors may elect to sponsor a project, however sponsorship is not required.
    Mentors are eligible for two LEED Credential Maintenance Hours.

    – Green School  Mentor Application (mail/fax submission)
    – Green School Mentor Application (electronic submission)


School & Green Schools Mentor Participants
Participant Sign In Sheet Update
– Participant Waiver & Photo Release 
Directional Signs
Sample Press Release
Sponsor Recognition Sign
– Welcome Email: General information for participating schools/mentors
I Joined the Challenge
Responsibilities List
Planning Worksheet
Evaluation report
– PowerPoint Slide Layout (Coming Soon!)
Flyer Template 

We will celebrate and award Day of Service events in the following categories at our November recognition event (date TBD):
– Most Participants
– Biggest Measurable Impact
– Most Creative
– Most Likely to Continue
– Best Partner Cooperation
– Best Overall Event

Contact Cortney Schiappa Adams, USGBC-Illinois Program Administrator, [email protected], 312-245-8300 x301

Thank you to our Gold and Platinum Level Sustaining Sponsors!

USGBC-IL Platinum and Gold Level Sponsors