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COVID - 19 Modifications

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, MAEOE will continue the modifications to the Maryland Green Schools application for the 2021-2022 school year. These recommendations may assist in achieving Green School status this school year and can be found in the full guide. If you have questions please contact greenschools@maeoe.org.


Requirements to Apply: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Schools are required to reapply every four years to maintain their Green School status.

Intent to Apply Fee
The fee to apply for schools is $75 and is due on December 17, 2021. If you are submitting an application, but have not completed this step yet, click here to fill out your Intent to Apply.

Cover Sheet
Complete this sheet and submit it with your application. This document needs an original principal signature to be accepted. Electronic signatures won't be accepted. Here is the 2021-2022 Green Schools Cover Sheet (PDF version / Word version).

One-Page Summary
In your application, give a brief background about your school including a brief description of your school's green culture and significant changes the school has made.

Top Five Accomplishments
In your application and in the Metrics Survey, include a bullet list for each accomplishment that will be read at the Youth Summit Awards Ceremony. Limit your description to one sentence per accomplishment. Guidelines for the Top Five can be found in the guide.

One-Page Goal Summary (4th APPLICATION ONLY)
In your application, please outline your next 4 years, 8 years, and 12 years green school goals. For more details please see the sustainable school application

Metrics Survey
Not sure what needs to be completed in the Metrics Survey? Use this PDF version to view the needed data prior to submitting online. Click here to submit all data must online by March 17, 2022.

Documented Application Objectives 1, 2, and 3
See the Application Guide for details. Example applications can be found on this page.

Applications are due by March 17, 2022. Email all applications to applications@maeoe.org.


Requirements to Apply: Applications 5 and Beyond

Depending on when you received Sustainable Green School status, you'll be required to reapply in the following year.

4th Application Successfully Submitted

Intent to Apply Deadline

Application Deadline

2017 or earlier

December 2021

March 2022

2018, 2019, 2020

December 2023

March 2024

2021

December 2024

March 2025

2022

December 2025

March 2026


Intent to Apply Fee The fee to apply for schools is $75 and is due on December 17, 2021. Click here to fill out your Intent to Apply.

Cover Sheet Complete this sheet and submit it with your application. This document needs an original principal signature to be accepted. Electronic signatures won't be accepted. The 2021-2022 Green Schools Cover Sheet will be available in late summer 2021.

One-Page Summary In your application please give a brief background about your school including a brief description of your school's green culture and significant changes the school has made.

One-Page Goal Summary In your application, please outline your next 4 years, 8 years, and 12 years green school goals. For more details please see the sustainable school application.

Top Five Accomplishments
In your application and in the Metrics Survey, include a bullet list for each accomplishment that will be read at the Youth Summit Awards Ceremony. Limit your description to one sentence per accomplishment. Guidelines for the Top Five can be found in the guide.

Metrics Survey
Not sure what needs to be completed in the Metrics Survey? Use this PDF version to view the needed data prior to submitting online. Click here to submit all data must online by March 17, 2022.

Document Application Objectives 1, 2, and 3 See the Application Guide for details. Here's is an example of a suggested chart to use for documentation (PDF version / Excel version)

Applications are due by March 17, 2022. Email all applications to applications@maeoe.org.

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