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Published on 25 May 2016 Written by Jim McGarry Posted in Center for Green Schools

Across the country, there is a shift toward more efficient, healthier and greener schools, spurred in part by sustainable design and purchasing trends that shape today’s cutting-edge learning environments. One of the premier events for practitioners is...

Published on 20 May 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

One of the biggest draws of the LEED Lab course is that it prepares students far beyond just giving them an understanding of LEED and green building projects—it actually prepares them to succeed in...

Published on 18 May 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

As one of the greenest campuses in the country, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) is deeply committed to fostering a culture of sustainability. Green building is...

Published on 06 May 2016 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Encouraging. Resourceful. Compassionate. Committed. These are just a few of the words that came up when I asked some of my USGBC colleagues about their favorite teachers. Whether teaching us about systems thinking or climate change, honing our leadership skills or celebrating our...

Published on 04 May 2016 Written by Pauline Souza Posted in Center for Green Schools
Published on 03 May 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

In my position at Oakland Unified School District, I sit between the Custodial and Nutrition Services Departments. One of my main areas of focus is in developing a district-wide food donation program, and I’ve met with a variety of successes and challenges along the way. It is taking shape...

Published on 03 May 2016 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the past several months, the Center for Green Schools (Center) has been working with dozens of green schools organizations on a project we’re calling “Measuring Our Impact.” The Measuring Our Impact project aims...

Published on 02 May 2016 Written by Jesse McElwain Posted in Center for Green Schools

As of May 1, you can be a USGBC Student just by signing up and telling us! Any student, from anywhere around the globe, can become a USGBC Student. What does that mean? It means you get to showcase the knowledge, skills and credentials that will jump-start your careers. It means you get a...

Published on 28 Apr 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Climate Leadership Awards are presented by USGBC’s Center for Green Schools and...

Published on 27 Apr 2016 Written by Faye Gao Posted in Center for Green Schools

Earlier this month, the Energy Focus team had the unique opportunity to participate in the Green...

Published on 26 Apr 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

The 2016 Best of Green Schools Awards, presented at the Green Schools Conference and Expo earlier this month, recognize the people, schools, campuses and organizations that...

Published on 25 Apr 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

This article, which discusses Learning Lab as one of several programs to help kids can learn about the environment, was originally published on Education Week...

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