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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...

Published on 22 Apr 2016 Written by Sara Teaster Posted in Center for Green Schools

Pittsburgh, host city of the 2016 Green Schools Conference, was the perfect example of the power of “greening.” Mayor William Peduto welcomed the 2016 conference attendees by sharing his city’s story of renewal...

Published on 22 Apr 2016 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Our mission to put every child in a green school within this generation is one that drives the Center for Green Schools team and a dedicated network of tens of thousands of advocates around the globe to work hard on a daily...

Published on 20 Apr 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Climate Leadership Awards, presented by USGBC’s Center for Green Schools and...

Published on 13 Apr 2016 Written by ANN WAHINYA Posted in Center for Green Schools

Ann Wahinya is the program coordinator for the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) program, which is implemented by Global Communities in the informal settlements of Nairobi. ...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Center for Green Schools

This article was previously published on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website as "The greening of Pittsburgh: Next up, schools" on March 24, 2016...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Best of Green Schools awards were announced yesterday at the opening plenary of the Green Schools Conference and Expo in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a culmination of thoughtful planning, investment, collaboration and...

Published on 31 Mar 2016 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Today, USGBC unveils Learning Lab, an online education platform for K–12 teachers to find a robust selection of sustainability curricula. Learning Lab provides teachers and school leaders with comprehensive, project- and STEM-based curriculum (...

Published on 28 Mar 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

This article was originally published on the Green Schools National Network blog as “LEEDing by Example: Conference Keynote has Passion for Green, Healthy, and Sustainable Schools” Read the ...

Published on 24 Mar 2016 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Center for Green Schools

Spring is a favorite time of year for me. It’s Cherry Blossom season in Washington, D.C., residents are coming out of hibernation, the city is buzzing with activities and visitors—and my colleagues in higher education and sustainability are gathering in Baltimore for the annual...

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

The 2016 State of Our Schools: America’s K–12 Facilities report shows that the nation faces a projected annual shortfall of $46 billion in school funding, despite significant effort on the part...

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