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July 2013

Published on July 24, 2013 Written by Anisa Heming 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 were flooded for applications for this award, and...

Published on July 23, 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 generous support helps the Center raise the...

Published on July 3, 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 Indianapolis, Indiana, which managed to be hotter than...

Published on July 1, 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 generous support from...