Center for green schools articles | U.S. Green Building Council
Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more
Subscribe to this channel
  • of
  • 28
Published on 16 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Center for Green Schools

At the Center for Green Schools, hands-on environmental and sustainability education is an essential part of our mission for our activities in schools and in...

Published on 09 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! When we talk about green schools, the conversation in the building industry is often focused on environmental impact and healthy design and construction. However, educators are the central players in the ...

Published on 04 May 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools
Published on 02 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC has put together a new white paper on a potential education tax in Georgia that could help eliminate...

Published on 24 Apr 2017 Written by Amy Hedgepeth 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...

Published on 17 Apr 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...

Published on 13 Apr 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...

Published on 11 Apr 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...

Published on 30 Mar 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is launching a new program called Arc + Schools and is seeking interested school districts, with and without LEED projects, to start using...

Published on 29 Mar 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green schools are growing strong in Minnesota. Take a look at what USGBC Minnesota is up to this spring:

Green Schools Roundtable

On Feb. 23, USGBC Minnesota participated in the first Green Schools Roundtable,...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo, which convened this week in Atlanta, Georgia, highlighted the intersection of sustainability, curriculum and programming, building design, facilities management, health and wellness and...

Published on 20 Mar 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

On March 20, the Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly Journal launches. The new education journal is a publication of the Green Schools National Network...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

Maybe you've heard about how LEED Lab is providing students with highly marketable experience. Not only is it preparing students for 21st century competitive careers, but it is also giving them a distinct...

Published on 27 Feb 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo is less than one month away, taking place March 21-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. There are ...

Published on 17 Feb 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

How can you support schools in educating for a sustainable future? An annual subscription to Learning Lab, USGBC’s newest online education platform.  

Learning Lab provides K–12 teachers and school...

Published on 07 Feb 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

In the LEED Lab course, students participate in the entire LEED O+M process, choosing one building on their campus that they work toward certifying. These students facilitate the full certification timeline, taking...

Published on 06 Feb 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC now offers a how-to guide for organizing in-person workshops at your school. Use this guide to empower school stakeholders to transform the learning environment. The guide, ...

Published on 31 Jan 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

Where are institutions pursuing LEED Lab?

We are excited to announce that with the start of a new semester, we have added five new universities and one new country to our list of institutions participating in LEED...

  • of
  • 28