Starting this month, USGBC will offer free institutional memberships (a $750 value) to community colleges across the country, as part of the Center for Green Schools’ newest program, Community Green. This program supports community colleges in bringing green building training and educational opportunities to their campuses. USGBC’s community college members will receive specific resources, discounts and support to help them become local hubs for green building education./p>
Congratulations to the five selected leaders who will work with USGBC National and the Center for Green Schools to launch and grow its newest program, Community Green. Community Green is USGBC’s commitment to supporting community colleges in educating the next generation of green building professionals who can lead and drive strong local sustainable economies. These five Chairs will work regionally to engage community colleges in the USGBC network, and support them in bringing green building education and activities to their campuses and communities.
Community colleges serve as the centers of educational opportunity, collectively providing millions of individuals – regardless of their wealth, cultural background or experience – an accessible place where they can gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful professionals.
In honor of National Teacher Day, we asked some of our staff members to tell us who their favorite teachers are. What did we learn? That a lot of our staff members have moms who are teachers! Read below to see who some of our best teachers are, and wha…
USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is an unparalleled event in the industry that brings together people and products that are driving the green building movement. Every year, the event serves as a culmination of what has happened in green building over the last year, and inspires us to think big about where the movement is going and how we can be a part of it.