2019-20 Green Schools Quest - Mentor Registration Form
Thanks for your interest in participating as a mentor in the Green Schools Quest: A Project-Based Challenge!

Through the Green Schools Quest, we hope to empower students and communities to be good stewards of their own environments, while facilitating a connection between the green building/sustainability professional community and younger generations.

More information about the Quest, including project ideas, impact, and recognition for outstanding achievement is available at www.usgbc-mogateway.org/green-school-quest/.

Please review the mentor responsibilities, and complete the registration form below as thoroughly as possible. The information that you provide will help our team make the best mentor-school partner assignments.

Contact hope.gribble@mobot.org if you have any questions.

The Green Schools Quest is part of Green Apple Day of Service, a global initiative spearheaded by USGBC's Center for Green Schools. Check out www.mygreenapple.org for more information about Green Apple Day of Service.

Green Mentor Responsibilities
• Provide sustainability expertise and guidance at your assigned school.
• Commit to a minimum of 4-6 hours per month of personal time mentoring within assigned school beginning October 2019 and concluding mid-March 2020.
• Meet with the school Green Team at least twice per month.
• Help students and their team Sponsor (a minimum of one faculty/staff/parent per team will assist as team Sponsor) green their schools for little or no cost.
• Provide guidance on project selection, execution, establishment of metrics and recording impact.
• Assist with documentation and preparation of final submission (such as video or PowerPoint).
• Help assigned school compete for special recognition in the Green Schools Quest.
• Attend one Green Mentor training prior to visiting your assigned school.
• Submit two progress reports via a quick online survey during the course of the Green Schools Quest.
• Consider attending a Mentor Meet Up during the course of the Quest to meet and exchange ideas with fellow mentors.
• Mentors must be a member of USGBC-MGC. USGBC-MGC is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. Membership is open to all individuals and available in a variety of levels starting at the $35/year Supporter level. More information about membership is available at www.usgbc-mogateway.org/membership/.
2019-20 Timeline
April 2019 – Registration opens for schools & mentors
August 31, 2019 – Deadline for mentors to register
September 15, 2019 – Deadline for schools to register
October 2019 – March 15, 2020 – Participating schools work with their Green Mentors to pursue a sustainability project
March 15, 2020 – Conclude the 2019-20 Green Schools Quest
April 2020 – Winners announced at the 13th Annual Green Schools Event
Mid-April-May 2020 – Awards presented
Contact Information
Mentor Name *
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Title and Job Description *
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Email Address *
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Phone Number *
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Mentor Company/Organization *
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Company Street Address *
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City *
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State *
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Zip Code *
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Company Phone *
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Are you a LEED Professional? *
Mentors are not required to be LEED Professionals.
Are you a member of USGBC-MGC? *
USGBC-MGC membership is required and starts at $35/year for the Supporter level. More information about membership is available at www.usgbc-mogateway.org/membership/
School Pairing
Do you have a specific school or district in mind that you would like to partner with on this project?
If so, please list the school name below, and invite the school to submit a school application available at http://www.usgbc-mogateway.org/green-school-quest/.
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List the cities/counties that you are willing to travel to to mentor (or list how far you are willing to travel):
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Do you prefer working with a specific age group? *
You may select more than one.
We do our best to match schools/mentors based upon a variety of factors. Please indicate how important each of the following factors are to you. *
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PROJECT TYPE. The type of project the school is interested in (energy, water, etc) is aligned with your area of expertise.
LOCATION. The schools is within a close proximity to your work/home.
AGE GROUP. Age group of students is aligned with your preference.
Project Experience
Please select all project service areas in which you would be comfortable serving as a mentor: *
Have you had any experience in the following areas. Select all that apply.
Optional: Are there any specific service projects that you prefer?
Note- project availability is based on school applicant requests.
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Do you know of a coworker or friend who might be interested in serving as a Green Mentor?
Please provide their name and contact information below.
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How did you hear about the USGBC-MGC Green Schools Quest? *
Mentor Training
USGBC-MGC will host two mentor trainings on the dates listed below. MENTORS NEED TO ATTEND ONE OF THESE TRAININGS. Trainings will be held at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110.
Please sign up for one of the following Mentor Trainings. *
Select the date/time you are available, and MARK YOUR CALENDAR. This will serve as your RSVP.
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