MEDIA ALERT: State of Our Schools: The Center for Green Schools at USGBC and UTC unveil new nationwide survey results regarding America’s schools | U.S. Green Building Council
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Media are invited to press conference unveiling results and media panel featuring green school experts


Join the Center for Green Schools at USGBC and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) as they unveil the results of a new, independent nationwide survey exploring Americans’ attitudes toward public school buildings and investments to modernize our country’s school infrastructure.


John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, will relay the results of the survey findings. Following his remarks, Wendy Koch of USA Today will moderate a panel discussion on the state of our schools with the following experts:

  • Cathy Allen, Associate Superintendent, Sacramento City Unified School District
  • Jim McGarry, President/CEO, National School Supply & Equipment Association
  • Rachel Gutter, Director of the Center for Green Schools at USGBC

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Interactive Media Lounge
Broad Street Entrance, Level 100
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
2 – 3 p.m. EST
Mallory Shelter, USGBC

About the Center for Green Schools at USGBC

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S Green Building Council is making sure every student has the opportunity to attend a green school within this generation. From kindergarten to college and beyond, the Center for Green Schools works directly with staff, teachers, faculty, students, administrators, elected officials and communities to drive the transformation of all schools into sustainable places to live and learn, work and play. For more information, visit centerforgreenschools.orgor find us on Twitter and Facebook.

About Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

The Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, presented by the U.S. Green Building Council and owned and produced by Hanley Wood, convenes the industry’s largest gathering of representatives from all sectors of the green building movement. The 2013 show will be held Nov. 20-22 in Philadelphia. Three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor and ample networking events provide unrivaled opportunities to learn about the latest technological innovations, explore new products and exchange ideas with other professionals. Greenbuild is also a three-time recipient of IMEX Green Meetings Award. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @Greenbuild and Facebook at