What we do

Through our educational resources, professional learning networks, and industry-recognized tools, we equip supporters to educate students about global sustainability and deepen learning by acting in their communities.

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Connect to professional networks

We train and convene networks of peers to learn from each other and further their work to create green schools for all students.

Green Schools Conference & Expo

GSCE the only national event to bring together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in U.S. schools.

Global Coalition for Green Schools

The Global Coalition for Green Schools unites groups around the world working to make their schools healthy and sustainable, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to learn in a green school.

Green Schools Fellowship and Scholarship Program

The Green Schools Fellowship Program selects, trains and supports school district sustainability staff who implement strategies to reduce resource use and emissions, improve school occupant health, and teach students about the global environment.


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Advance green school action

We provide tools, platforms, and certifications to help schools act and measure the impact they are making on people and the planet.

Green Apple Day of Service

Join an international movement of nearly a million volunteers in over 70 countries to celebrate the central role that schools play in preparing the next generation of global leaders in sustainability. Learn more about Green Apple Day of Service.

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Educate for sustainability

We create educational resources for professionals across education, government, and building industry sectors.

Green Classroom Professional

Participate in our certificate program to learn more about what supports healthy and sustainable learning spaces.

Learning Lab

Access hands-on sustainability curriculum and resources to help K-12 educators bring classroom projects to life on learninglab.usgbc.org.


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Put research into action

We dig into the most pressing topics facing school facilities, environmental health, and sustainability literacy to give policymakers and school leaders what they need to make smart decisions for greener schools.

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