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Are you interested in writing an article for Green Teacher? We would love to hear from you! We are always interested in having guest writers contribute.

If you are interested in writing for us, please send the following:

  • A pitch of the specific piece you would like to submit, whether an article or an activity. We welcome submissions on all environmental education topics, but the article should have real life application. Pitches should be no longer than 250 words. Please do not send us academic papers.
  • A brief statement about why you think this piece would be a good fit for Green Teacher.
  • A short bio (no more than 100 words).
  • Your resumé / writing experience.
  • Three writing samples. These can be included either as email attachments or as links to pieces that are available online.
  • Please see the Writer’s Guideline PDF for further details before submitting.

All guest writer submissions for Green Teacher should be sent to



Green Teacher magazine is intended to help teachers, parents and other educators promote environmental and global awareness among young people from kindergarten through senior high school. Articles range from perspective pieces (e.g., the role of environmental education or global education in the curriculum) to practical classroom-ready activities. Most articles are written by teachers or other educators working in the fields of environmental or global education, but we occasionally publish pieces by freelance writers and we welcome such contributions.


Green Teacher is a non-profit organization, and those who write for the magazine do so on an unpaid, volunteer basis. Writers of articles receive five copies of the issue in which their article appears and a one-year subscription to the magazine.


Please send a selection of 8-10 hi-res photographs or drawings to illustrate your article.  Please note that digital photos require a minimum resolution of 300 pixels per inch (dpi) for printing. For each photo, please provide a caption that describes the subject and/or action in the picture. Similarly, provide the name(s) of the photographer(s) so that credit can be given.

References & Resource Lists

If you quote, paraphrase or otherwise cite other texts in your article, you must credit the author in an endnote that includes: author, title, place of publication, publisher, date, and page number where you found the quote or the idea that you are citing. If citing a journal or periodical, provide the titles of both the journal and the article, as well as the date, volume, issue and page numbers. If citing material found on a website, please provide the names of the sponsoring organization and the author (if known), the title of the article, the complete website address, and the date that you accessed the information.

Resource Lists: If you are recommending teaching resources or references for further reading, please include a complete bibliographic citation of these. This includes the title, author, publisher, date and place of publication, the number of pages, the ISBN number, and contact information for the publisher or distributor. You will usually find all of this information on the inside overleaf of the book. The aim is to give all of the information that interested readers will need to obtain their own copies of the resources.