The Center has several new videos highlighting our work over the past year. These videos feature programs and events such as the Center for Green Schools Fellowship Program, and the U.S. Green Building Council Green Schools Symposium. We also created a…
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Rachel Gutter’s “Essential Toronto” Interview at Greenbuild
At this year’s Greenbuild Conference & Expo, Rachel Gutter, director of the Center for Green Schools, had the opportunity to be interviewed by GreenSource Magazine’s “Essential Toronto.” Rachel highlighted all the work that the Center has been doing, and the benefits green schools can provide. You can view her full interview below:
Don’t Miss the Center for Green Schools at Greenbuild!
Stop by the Center for Green Schools display at Greenbuild and you just might learn something!
Rachel on the Road: Interview with Rep. Sarbanes (D-MD)
Rachel Gutter, the director of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, has taken her flip cam on the road to speak with everyone from teachers, parents and students to policy makers and leaders in sustainability, green buildin…
Using Green Schools to Teach the BEST way possible
Students at Bacon Elementary in Ft. Collins, Colo., are overflowing with green initiatives– going above and beyond to educate others about the importance of going green, and what the green features of their school can do.
Center Director Rachel Gutter Featured on “Career Day”
Rachel Gutter, director of the Center for Green Schools, was recently featured on Career Day, a popular program from Entertainment Studios. Career Day airs 30 minute episodes, interviewing five people who have “cool, innovative, or out of the box careers.” The program hopes to show students that there are many ways to follow their passion as they grow up.
Calling All Green Building Researchers!
Still time to apply for USGBC’s Research to Practice Program
The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is still accepting applications for their Research to Practice Program (R2P2) until June 30th, 2011. R2P2 seeks to conduct and collect research on the built environment, create educational tools, and to share the information gathered with the building community.R2P2 teams will engage in hands-on green building research of their campus and/or community.
LEED Consultants Fore-Solutions Encourage Engagement with the Center for Green Schools
A recent article on Fore-Solutions.com, Maine-based consultants for high-performance green buildings, had great things to say about the Center for Green Schools. Our local chapter work, mission, Research to Practice Program and GIS mapping system …
Education Week Features New Report on Green Schools from USGBC and AIA
In the latest issue of Education Week , American education’s newspaper of record, Katie Ash reports on the benefits of green schools to budgets and students. “Local Leaders in Sustainability: Special Report from Sundance,” which came out this month and highlights green schools benefits and a five-point plan of action for local leaders to green schools in their communities, is featured along with co-authors Vice President of National Policy at USGBC Jason Hartke and Director of Local Relations at the American Institute of Architects Brooks Rainwater.
Across the Country, Legislators and Their Constituents Actively Support Green Schools
Since the start of the new year, legislators at all levels of government from across the country have been busy attending and hosting big events to advance green schools. State legislators in the 50 for 50 Green Schools Caucus Initiative have been par…