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What is the USGBC Faculty Program, and how can I apply?

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USGBC Faculty is a global network of credible, qualified instructors, teachers and facilitators with deep expertise in and passion for sustainability that cuts across sectors, cultures and geographies. For more than a decade, USGBC Faculty members have played a leading role in our movement to enhance the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. Their deep expertise on a broad range of sustainability themes— from rating systems to real estate— makes them highly sought after presenters of both information and inspiration. The USGBC Faculty designation is a distinction that opens opportunities.

USGBC Faculty applicants possess:

  • Unrivaled passion for delivering top-notch sustainability education
  • A GBCI-issued credential, or equivalent
  • Successful experiences delivering green building, sustainability or wellness education within the past 24 months
  • Excellent skills in public speaking, instruction and facilitation

USGBC Faculty in good standing:

  • Maintain a GBCI-issued credential, or equivalent
  • Maintain an average rating of 2.5 stars based on attendee feedback
  • Serve as presenter, instructor or facilitator for 3 or more green building, sustainability or wellness offerings per year
  • Complete at least one quarterly Faculty briefing per year
  • Make a contribution to the body of knowledge on green building, sustainability or wellness through publications, blogs, white papers, etc.
  • Pay an annual fee of $500

Those selected to become Faculty gain visibility across USGBC’s digital platforms, as well as up-to-date resources, market insights and regular technical briefings that enable them to maintain their competitive edge in the market. These benefits are rounded out by a complimentary Education @USGBC subscription and a complimentary GBCI course review.

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