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Published on 20 Aug 2013 Written by Hannah Debelius Posted in Center for Green Schools

The USGBC Students program is now accepting applications from vibrant, passionate students to become a part of the Green Apple Bike Tour this November! We are looking for 15 members of USGBC Students groups of diverse...

Published on 14 Aug 2013 Written by Patrick Li Posted in Center for Green Schools

Team Middlebury is on a solar mission. This fall, the student team will travel from Vermont to California to participate in the Solar Decathlon competition, where the team will unveil the results of its two year blood, sweat and tears--a 956...

Published on 13 Aug 2013 Written by Elizabeth Rowe Posted in Center for Green Schools

Tuition increases are usually met with contention as the cost of higher education continues to rise. Nevertheless, many students across the country are lobbying for their school to institute a student green fee. Student green fees allow college campuses to finance sustainability initiatives and...

Published on 09 Aug 2013 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

With nearly 500 teachers in our Green Classroom Professional (GCP) community, the Center for Green Schools is excited that our connection to classrooms around the country has become stronger than ever...

Published on 08 Aug 2013 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

With this year’s Green Apple Day of Service just two months away, it’s time to start thinking about how your project will come together.  I’m asked all the time for ideas on where to get supplies and resources for events,...

Published on 07 Aug 2013 Written by Kristin Ferguson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Providing hands-on learning opportunities for students has been a longtime priority of the Center for Green Schools and has been championed by the ...

Published on 05 Aug 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Center for Green Schools

Need a little help with your Green Apple Day of Service project? We're giving away three Visa gift cards to help you transform your school into a healthy, safe, cost-efficient and productive learning space where students have clean and healthy air to breathe...

Published on 02 Aug 2013 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Today, the Center for Green Schools released its mid-year report card, which checks in on progress toward our 2013 goals and reviews the most meaningful and quantifiable moments of the first...

Published on 24 Jul 2013 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

This week, the Center for Green Schools honored 10 teachers who are leading the way in environmental education. Our brand new "Trailblazing Teacher" award aims to honor teachers across the country who are working to bring sustainable learning into the classroom and their students' lives. We...

Published on 23 Jul 2013 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Center for Green Schools

United Technologies (UTC) is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. As Founding Sponsor of the Center for Green Schools, UTC's...

Published on 03 Jul 2013 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools
Q&A at the Mid Year Meeting

For the third year running, USGBC dove into summer by convening our key volunteer leadership from across the country and even a few from other parts of the world at our annual mid-year meeting (affectionately known by the USGBC team as MYM). This year, our community descended upon steamy...

Published on 01 Jul 2013 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

On June 19, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council gathered leaders, stakeholders and advocates from 30 education-related organizations to envision a future in which students, educators and everyone who supports them are prepared for their role as global citizens. With...

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