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April 2017

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Published on April 24, 2017 Written by Amy Civetti Posted in Center for Green Schools

Where we learn matters. Globally, one in eight individuals sets foot in a school every day. School buildings have an enormous impact on people and the environment. School facilities also directly affect student learning, student and staff health and school finances. Well-designed facilities are proven to have dramatic effects on...

Published on April 17, 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every year, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC convenes approximately 50 sustainability and energy leaders from around the world for the K–12 School District Sustainability Leaders’ Summit—one and a half days of professional development training. Hosted just...

Published on April 13, 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Excitement was in the air at the 2017 Green Schools Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from March 21 to 22. In partnership with Green Schools National Network, for this year's conference USGBC focused on content quality and hands-on learning, adding in a dash of fun. Panel...

Published on April 11, 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC, in partnership with Second Nature, recognizes higher education institutions every year for their leadership in sustainability and climate change mitigation, on campus and in their community. Applications to the 2017...