Blog Post, May 8th, 2013
The NSSEA community - thought leaders in the movement to transform schools into healthy, high-performing learning environments - understands the importance of building and renovating schools that will promote healthy living and maximize learning.
Blog Post, April 30th, 2013
Today, the Center for Green Schools and Architecture for Humanity released a new tool for catalyzing school building improvements in communities across the country.
Blog Post, April 22nd, 2013
The Center for Green Schools at USGBC Scheduled to Help NBC’s TODAY Show Celebrate Earth Day on April 22
Blog Post, April 17th, 2013
NEW YORK – (April 17, 2013) – NBC’s TODAY Show is scheduled to celebrate Earth Day, Monday, April 22, by building six green living walls on Rockefeller Plaza with local students from Bronx public schools. The segment will highlight the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and the Center's flagship event, the Green Apple Day of Service.
Blog Post, April 10th, 2013
Apply today to join the Green Apple team!
Are you a leader in every sense of the word? Were you the captain of the cheerleading squad or debate team, or president of your student council? Head of the local PTA? Always being described as going “above and beyond” for your family, neighborhood, school or community?
Was the Green Apple Day of Service the highlight of your 2012?
Blog Post, March 22nd, 2013
We have a lot to learn when it comes to green schools. We acknowledge, categorize and celebrate schools in the United States that save resources and improve health and learning, yet we know far too little about comparable schools beyond this nation’s borders.
Blog Post, March 21st, 2013
Blog Post, January 18th, 2013
The first-ever Green Apple Day of Service on September 29, 2012 was a tremendous day of action with projects in nearly 1,300 communities around the world. People connected to their schools in an entirely new way, and demonstrated the potential for international engagement in support of healthy, high performing schools.
Blog Post, January 7th, 2013
In November, the Greenbuild audience got their official face-to-face introduction to the Green Apple initiative in San Francisco. Greenbuild was my first opportunity to finally put a face with the voices and emails of the Green Apple team. As the leader of Interface’s Green Apple Day of Service efforts globally, I had invested many hours this year advocating for green schools, but I quickly discovered that the Green Apple program has so many deeper layers.
Blog Post, December 21st, 2012
As this year comes to an end, we realize we have a lot to be thankful for. 2012 has been an incredible year for our team, and we truly couldn't have done what we did without the support of our larger green schools community, who work day-in and day-out to teach our country and the world that where we learn matters.
In 2012, we have: