Manisha Yadav
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Take part in our global network of educators and experts.

USGBC Faculty is a global network of credible, qualified instructors, teachers and facilitators with deep expertise in sustainability. This network cuts across cultures, geographies and professional sectors.

Global network, local educators

For more than a decade, USGBC Faculty have played a leading role in our movement to enhance the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. Their extensive experience in a broad range of sustainability areas—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.

Who are USGBC Faculty?

  • Accredited professionals
  • Technically specialized experts
  • Passionate educators
  • Thought leaders
  • Mission-driven mobilizers

Our Faculty members' accreditations provide broad scope for collaboration, making them a diverse community that has technical depth, along with variety of specialties that add breadth. Many of our USGBC Faculty have multiple credentials, bringing cross-functional expertise.

Collectively, our Faculty hold nearly 30 different types of professional credentials, including every GBCI-issued credential, as well as various regional sustainability credentials and certificates. Over 70 of our Faculty members are LEED APs with specialty, and 10 are also LEED Fellows.

Meeting you where you are

USGBC education team members work closely with our regional market development teams to promote USGBC Faculty and introduce their strengths to our regional advocates and members. This regional presence helps USGBC explore opportunities and make matches for local businesses in need of expert consultations.

Countries with the most USGBC Faculty:

  • United States
  • India
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Egypt
  • Italy

U.S. states with the most USGBC Faculty:

  • Massachusetts
  • Georgia
  • California
  • Oregon
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania

Become a member of USGBC Faculty

If you are a qualified LEED AP with specialty and are passionate about education, please apply to join USGBC Faculty.

Learn more about the aspects of being Faculty and opportunities related to the designation in our frequently asked questions. You can also reach out to us with any questions.

Apply to join the Faculty program