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Published on 26 Mar 2018 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Learning Lab Education Partners are the leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of K–12 sustainability education. They lead through their lessons, available on...

Published on 19 Mar 2018 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

With increasing daylight hours and spring right around the corner, now is a great time to explore the importance of the sun to our Earth. These lessons from Learning Lab help students of all ages understand the ways the sun provides...

Published on 13 Mar 2018 Written by Kristen Trovillion Posted in Center for Green Schools

In 2014, the Center for Green Schools selected Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) as the fifth school district to participate in its...

Published on 09 Mar 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

As our dependency on nonrenewable resources continues to grow, the need for educating future generations on energy efficiency and renewable resources grows exponentially. Learning Lab addresses this need with engaging, standards-...

Published on 07 Mar 2018 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in Center for Green Schools

At the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, we believe that all students should have the opportunity to attend schools that sustain the world they live in. As Earth Day...

Published on 06 Mar 2018 Written by Carolyn Yi Posted in Center for Green Schools

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s strongest advocates of green schools closed out 2017 with the formal launch of the Emirates Coalition for Green Schools. In a roundtable event convened by the...

Published on 06 Mar 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Center for Green Schools

Hundreds of professionals dedicated to sustainable building will gather this spring for the 2018 Green Schools Conference and Expo (May 3–4) and Rocky Mountain...

Published on 05 Mar 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Department of Energy and a group of nonprofit organizations recently released new guidance to support school stakeholders in their pursuit of net zero energy. The...

Published on 01 Mar 2018 Written by Carolyn Yi Posted in Center for Green Schools

Awards season is here, and we have a lot to celebrate! The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is excited to announce that nominations are open for two award opportunities:

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Published on 27 Feb 2018 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in Center for Green Schools

This article was originally published on weareteachers.com on February 23, 2018, by Elizabeth Russell.

Good deeds have ripple effects. Give your students this experience firsthand. From simple acts done in a few minutes...

Published on 27 Feb 2018 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Updated Friday, April 20

The annual Student Summit at the Green Schools Conference and Expo is amping up the volume this year, bringing young leaders from media, business, music and government to work with students...

Published on 22 Feb 2018 Written by Krysten Dorfman Posted in Center for Green Schools

Fifteen schools from the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) were recently chosen to receive a Green Apple Day of Service Mini Grant, which awards $200 to projects that...

Published on 12 Feb 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC reached a milestone in 2017: 2,000 LEED-certified schools. The accomplishment shows the huge...

Published on 25 Jan 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

As the New Year begins, it is a time of reflection and resolutions. At the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, we reflect on the past year and what we can build on for an even better year to come. 2017 was a year of...

Published on 22 Jan 2018 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

Sustainability is as much about equity as it is saving the environment. Lessons from Learning Lab can help educators guide students through the critical examination of themselves, others, institutions and events to find patterns of...

Published on 04 Jan 2018 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The 2018 Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE), to be held from May 3-4 in Denver, Colorado, promises to feature inspiring speakers, including education, environmental and business leaders who will share best practices to...

Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

It’s that time of year again, when we give to those we appreciate most. Among the many people we appreciate in our lives, a student, educator or green school champion is bound to be on your list. What better way to show them how much you appreciate their dedication than with a gift that...

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, published by Green Schools National Network, serves as a record of the green schools movement, showing our...

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