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Congratulations Green Schools and Green Teachers!

We had a great year with 1,438 credits logged by 317 teachers! 17 of our 25 participating schools made Green School Status (25 credits and 5 teachers) and 107 teachers made Green Teacher (five lessons)! We look forward to honoring you with gifts and certificates at our Green School Kick Off Event at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia on August 29th from 4 to 6 PM.

Here is the list of our participating schools - 
Green means they MADE Green School Status
The teachers listed are Green Teachers!
Alps Road Elementary:
31 Credits/8 Teachers

Coordinator: Karen Smith
Kate Long

Athens Christian:
4 Credits/2 Teachers
Coordinator: Lora Smothers

Athens Montessori:
99 Credits/17 Teachers

Coordinator: Tita Gatrell
Aleshia Laughner
Ann Reed
Catherine Huff
Dana Larson
Emily Reinertson
Gwenda Malnati
Heather Mosby
Maggie Hunter
Megan Reed
Melissa Cappi
Melody Mosby
Susan Sellew
Wynn Walter

Barnett Shoals Elementary:
71 Credits/18 Teachers

Coordinator: George Webber
India Chatmon
Leighanna McCauley
Tosha Aqui

Barrow Elementary:
218 Credits/35 Teachers

Coordinator: Natalie Hicks
Kadijah Arnold
sara clarke
Haley Cullum
Courtney Cunningham
Melissa Freeman
Natalie Hicks
Geneva Hinkle
Kelly Hocking
Heather Kaplan
Elizabeth Kelley
Kanesha Morman
Janice Mullins
Shelly Olin
Angela Sackett
Beth Selleck
Rachel Skinner
Fonda Slongo
Yinka Stuckey
Elizabeth Thompson
Jessica Woodring
Angela Wyatt

Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle:
6 Credits/4 Teachers
Coordinator: Michelle Rabold

Cedar Shoals High School:
10 Credits/3 Teachers
Coordinator: Brittany Moore
Carly Chandler

Chase Street Elementary:
106 Credits/28 Teachers

Coordinator: Janet Fielding
Joyce Butler
Amanda Carrithers
Rachel Dunston
Jessica Ellett
Janet Fielding
Rebecca Hall-Barrett
Chinyere Ikediondwu
Ali Kane
Katherine Kipling
Kaylin Pratt
Rebecca Thorpe

Clarke Central High School:
13 Credits/3 Teachers
Coordinator: Jillian Bryant

Clarke Middle:
116 Credits/16 Teachers

Coordinator: Jenn Thomas
Tara Bernstein
Kellis Boland
Nathalie Guerin
Cecilia Hyers
Ashley Na
Cristina Vaccaro
Bri Moon
Jenn Thomas
Heather Williams
Hope Zimmerman

Cleveland Road Elementary:
44 Credits/13 Teachers

Coordinator: Washonda Foote
LeAnna Cuevas
Washonda Foote
Carla Williams
Coile Middle:
75 Credits/6 Teachers

Coordinator: Sarah Lockman
Sarah Lockman
Fredeshia Johnson
Eden Hulsey

Fowler Drive Elementary:
116 Credits/19 Teachers

Coordinator: Richard Woodward
Lydia Behrens
Ann Benedek
Kim Bosquet
Jennifer Learnard
Richard Woodward
Brekita Craft

Gaines Elementary:
16 Credits/2 Teachers
Coordinator: Lottie Woods
Vikki Wynne

Hilsman Middle:
67 Credits/5 Teachers

Coordinator: Audrey Hughes
Coordinator: Erin Seymour

Audrey Hughes
Erin Seymour
Kong Heu
Cassie Page

JJ Harris Elementary:
70 Credits/24 Teachers

Coordinator: Phillip Smith
Lindsay Arinze
Annie Birdsong
Alon Hammond
Phillip Smith

Kaleidoscope Montessori:
3 Credits/1 Teacher
Coordinator: Ashley Holder

Lifespan Montessori:
59 Credits/13 Teachers

Coordinator: Jasmyne Willingham
Amanda Dillard
Ansley Moore
Tabitha Cherry
Lauren Caldwell
Melissa Christian
Emma Parham
Paris Fender
David Adams

Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary:
38 Credits/12 Teachers 

Coordinator: Kristin Beasley
Kristin Beasley
Nicole Wells

St. Joseph Catholic School:
75 Credits/11 Teachers

Coordinator: Theresa Napoli
Alexis Parks
Amy Pasko
Alexandria Candelario
Cynthia Gresham
Frances Chapman
Laura Ward
Olivia Graff
Pattie Thurston

Stroud Elementary:
50 Credits/14 Teachers

Coordinator: Lauren Ritter
Lauren Benbrook
Kelly Parker
Lauren Ritter
Felecia Towler
Kim Whitehead

Timothy Road Elementary:
3 Credits/2 Teachers
Coordinator: Rheema Capra

Whit Davis Elementary:
71 Credits/27 Teachers

Coordinator: Steven King
Steven King
Leslie Johnson

Whitehead Road Elementary:
57 Credits/21 Teachers

Coordinator: Amy Waddell
Amy Waddell

Winterville Elementary:
20 Credits/13 Teachers

Coordinator: Shannon Roberson

See all the lessons entered in our Green School Lesson Share.
Green School Brochure
Green School Activity Guide
Professional Development
  • Core Course 3 (Assessment and Evaluation)-  June 7-9, 2019, Register by May 25, 2019
Waterwise Gardening, June 12, ACC Library

Certificate in Native Plants, State Botanical Garden of Georgia

Registration is now open for the seventh Georgia Farm to School and Early Care and Education Summit will to be held June 7-8 at Helms College in Macon. The Summit features dynamic, hands-on education sessions, workshops, and field trips highlighting gardening, cooking with kids, local procurement, curriculum integration, and more! Content is applicable for staff working with early care through 12 grade. For more information and to register, visit  or the Facebook event page.

The 15th annual Teacher Conservation Workshop is scheduled for the week of June 17-21. This interdisciplinary workshop focuses on the environmental, economical, and social benefits of Georgia’s forestry and wildlife communities and includes Project WET, WILD and Learning Tree certification. 
Get In Touch With Us

Joanna Wright
Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension 
ACC Cooperative Extension
(706) 613-3640

Cecile Riker
Stormwater Education Specialist
ACC Transportation and Public Works 
(706) 613-3440 ext. 384

Mason Towe
Program Education Specialist
ACC Recycling Division 
(706) 613-3512 ext. 316

Jackie Sherry
Water Conservation Program Education Specialist
ACC Public Utilities Department
(706) 613-3729

Stacy Smith 
Program Education Specialist 
Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB)
(706) 613-3512 ext. 309

Marc Beechuk
Planner II • Arborist
Athens Clarke County Planning Department
706 613.3515
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