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Find out what our schools and educational communities are up to. You will discover green curriculum directed at instructing all types of students on green technologies, environmental initiatives, sustainable and renewable energy, and energy management. Local K-12 schools, training centers, colleges, and universities offer programs aimed at guiding our communities toward a future that we can look forward to!


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The Michigan Green Schools
The Michigan Green Schools Program encourages public and private schools to participate in environmentally friendly and energy savings activities.


Schupan Recycling
Schupan Recycling specializes in creating recycling programs for schools and events large and small in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.

The Beehive Design Collective
The Beehive’s mission is to cross-pollinate the grassroots, by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images that can be used as educational and organizing tools.

Ecosize Me
Ecosize Me is a SE Michigan based organization dedicated to and focused on environmental education and communication.

Ferndale Public Library
On Monday August 2, 2010, at 9:00am the Ferndale Public Library opened its new facility at 222 E Nine Mile Rd. We have a beautiful new, green building, new public access computers and new material.

Just Bea
Welcome to Michigan’s first Eco Comic strip. In hopes of capturing the imagination of a new audience concerned with nurturing and protecting what is most important to us, our environment, I’ve created “Just Bea”.

Superhero Training Acadamy
At Superhero Training Academy, we empower kids to fly. We honor the genius and dreams of children, unleash their gifts as superpowers, and challenge them to be the change they wish to see in the world.

U.N.I.T.Y (Uniting Neighborhoods and Inspiring Today’s Youth) is an organization designed to develop neighborhoods, with the goal of implementing cohesion and comradery into the community.
The Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is the oldest independent school in Michigan. Situated on 44 acres with 2 ponds and a Nature Center, the students spend a lot of quality time learning, playing, and appreciating our environment.

ACE High School
Small school; big change. Our mission is to prepare tomorrow’s adults by giving them the skills they’ll need to succeed and create a better tomorrow.

Anderson High School
Anderson High School has just been awarded as a Green School. We are building into our curriculum a Sustainable Earth/Energy class for next year. We want to teach our young adults how to be greener and about careers in the green industries.

Berkshire MIddle School
Here at Berkshire Middle School we take ownership of our responsibility to protect the earth one action at a time. With the help of students, staff and parents, we have received the Michigan Green School Evergreen Status again this year! We are committed to making a difference.

Beverly Elementary School
Beverly School is proud to have been one of Michigan’s first Green Schools in 2007. Since that time, with the help of students, staff and parents, we have continued and expanded our green efforts, achieving the highest level of green school status each year.

BCS Logo Birmingham Covington School
Responding to a changing world. Responding to our community’s needs.


Clintondale Middle School
Clintondale Middle School values creating an awareness and appreciation of ecological and environmental phenomena of the natural world. We endeavor to reach our students by providing hands-on experiences that encourage stewardship and wonder.

Detroit School of Arts
The Detroit School of Arts provides a unique, specialized, challenging, integrated academic and arts education designed to produce proficient graduates equipped to succeed in a global society.

Detroit Waldorf School
Waldorf Schools strive to co-exist in a deeply felt, right relationship with the Earth. By practicing environmental sustainability, they model a way of living that enhances the student’s inner practice.

Four Corners Montessori Academy
Our certified Michigan Green School brings together students from “Four Corners” of Metro Detroit – Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, and Oak Park – to become a true community of learners which embraces Maria Montessori’s teachings and ideals of diversity, peace education and individualized learning.

Friends School in Detroit
Friends teaches Human Rights, Community Service, and now, Green classes to every student.

O.E. Dunckel Middle School
WE: Wildcats for the Environment at O. E. Dunckel Middle School actively seeks out to change the culture of our school and our greater community to care for the planet and for each other.

Kingsley Montgomery School
We provide a center based program for students in the northwest quadrant of Oakland County, Michigan.

Lessenger Elementary School
Lessenger Environmental Awareness Forum (L.E.A.F.) is a group of students and families that participate in environmental activities. The goal of this group is to integrate environmentally sustainable choices into our everyday lives both at home and at school.

Paint Creek Elementary
Our mission is to continuously learn and grow in the area of environmental awareness and to decrease our negative impact on the environment.

Rochester High School
RHS has formed a Green Club this year and we have regular student members who attend. We are focused on improving the recycling effort at RHS and becoming more environmentally friendly as a school and district.

Webb Elementary School
Webb Elementary in Hazel Park is a 3 year member of the Michigan Green Schools Program.

West Middle School
West Middle School continues to strive to make our building “green” as well as to teach our 850+ students about environmental responsibility.
Colleges / Universities
Cleary University
Our mission is to provide a practical, application-based education, which equips students to advance their careers.

DeVry University
The world is getting greener everyday, and careers are doing the same. Earning a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in Sustainability Management can be just what you need to give yourself the competitive edge.

Henry Ford Community College
We are dedicated to the education and enrichment of our students and community.

ITT Technical Institute
ITT Technical Institute is committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue today’s fastest growing career fields.

LTU Logo Lawrence Technological University
With a focus on both engineering and architecture education and innovation, Lawrence Technological University is emerging as a national leader in sustainable education, research, and practice.

Madonna University Logo Madonna University
Instills in its students Christian humanistic values, intellectual inquiry, a respect for diversity, and a commitment to serving others through a liberal arts education, integrated with career preparation and based on the truths and principles recognized within a Catholic tradition.

20091218SchoolMSULogo Michigan State University
Reduce MSU’s enironmental footprint by leading an environmental stewardship advancement initiative, communicating progress, initiating programming to educate students, faculty and staff on issues of sustainability, and developing internal and external partnerships to advance sustainability.

OCC Logo Oakland Community College
Oakland Community College has been teaching courses about renewable energies (e.g. solar, wind, biomass) and energy management for thirty years.

ou-incubator Oakland University SmartZone Business Incubator (OU INC)
OU INC-is an international incubator, located on Oakland University’s campus. OU INC helps startups grow and accelerate to market by working with the university and its strategic partners to provide resources and business solutions to entrepreneurs.

Schoolcraft College
The mission of the College is to provide a transformational learning experience designed to increase the capacity of individuals and groups to achieve intellectual, social, and economic goals.

St. Clair County Community College
St. Clair County Community College provides lifelong educational and enrichment opportunities.

U of D Mercy Logo University of Detroit Mercy
A UDM education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students.

CSSLogo University of Michigan, Center for Sustainable Systems
CSS advances concepts of sustainability through interdisciplinary research and education.

University of Michigan , College of Engineering & School of Natural Resources and Environment
ESS graduates have the engineering and sustainability training to command jobs domestically and internationally in various industries, consulting firms, research and development labs, government agencies, and NGOs.

20100415_Non-Profit_ErbInstitute_Logo University of Michigan, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise
The Erb Institute at the University of Michigan fosters global sustainable enterprise through interdisciplinary research and education initiatives, including our acclaimed MBA/MS Program.

Graham Institute Logo University of Michigan, Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute
The Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute helps to advance progress toward environmental sustainability by developing and supporting interdisciplinary RESEARCH, EDUCATION, and OUTREACH initiatives at the University of Michigan.

U of M School of Natural Resources and Environment Logo University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment
The School of Natural Resources and Environment’s overarching objective is to contribute to the protection of the Earth’s resources and the achievement of a sustainable society.

20100112SchoolWalshCollegeLogo Walsh College
Our mission is to deliver a business education that integrates application and theory to prepare graduates for successful careers.
State Certified “Green Training Centers”
EITC logo final Electrical Industry Training Center
Provides comprehensive “earn while you learn” Apprenticeship training for the Electrical Industry including renewable energy applications.

Sheet Metal Workers Training Center
To provide technical training to the Apprentices and Journeypersons of Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 80.