Apply for the Race Against Waste Program

Open to: Middle and high school teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: Middle and high school teachers are invited to team up with a colleague and apply for the Race Against Waste program. Participating teacher teams in the Race Against Waste program receive free professional development, opportunities to work with partners from non-profits leading waste reduction initiatives in NYC, and resources and support to complete a service-learning project with students. This opportunity is open to teams of two teachers of middle or high school students, where one applicant may be the Sustainability Coordinator.

Key dates: 

  • Wednesday, December 6 — 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 — 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Location: Downtown Manhattan. Location details will be specified to accepted teacher teams.

Application deadline: Wednesday, November 1.

Take action: Talk the opportunity over with your principal, find a colleague to complete your teacher team, then apply.

For more information: Learn about the program in more detail, or email the Service in Schools Team.