38 GECDSB schools have received provincial EcoSchools certification for the 2017-18 school year.
EcoSchools is an award-winning environmental education and certification program for Grades K-12 that nurtures environmental leaders, reduces the ecological impact of schools and builds environmentally responsible school communities.
Five GECDSB schools received the highest level of certification, Platinum; 19 attained Gold status; 11 Silver and 3 Bronze.
based on a provincial standard of excellence which is used to grade the
schools’ activities throughout the year. More than 1,900 schools from 58 school
boards across Ontario participate in the EcoSchools program.
A full list of this year's certified EcoSchools is posted, below.