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Green Schools Committee

The Green Schools Committee advances the USGBC-Illinois initiative of supporting green school policy and legislation through planned events and advocacy for school districts, schools, and school professionals.
Green Schools Committee Meetings Information:
Monthly meetings are held on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 PM.  As the Healthy High Performing Schools Symposium approaches, we are also hosting monthly conference calls.  New members are always welcome.If you plan to attend, please RSVP through the links below or on the Chapter Events Calendar
Remote access for conference call: (559) 726-1000
Passcode 264934#

Upcoming 2014 Meeting Dates:
January 8: Meeting – RSVP
January 22: Call – RSVP
February 5: Meeting – RSVP
February 19: Call – RSVP
March 5: Meeting – RSVP
March 19: Call – RSVP
April 2: Meeting – RSVP
April 16: Call – RSVP
April 18: Healthy High Performing Schools Symposium – RSVP

Please visit our Chapter Events Calendar for meeting locations and agendas.

Initiatives & Focus Groups
Green Apple Day of Service
Healthy High Performing Schools Symposium
Green Classroom Professional Certificate
Higher Education

Committee Member Resources
Yammer: USGBC-Illinois Green Schools Committee
Green Schools Research/Publications
Green Schools Talking Points

Green Schools Champion Description
Tailoring Message to Audience
Greening America’s Schools – Gregory Kats
US Mayors Green Schools Press Release
Sample Advocacy Letter to School
LEED for Schools FAQ

Midyear Meeting
Green Schools Coalition & Sponsors in Minnesota
Green Schoools Summit in Washington DC
TEDx livestream in Michigan
TED talk from Bronx Teacher Steve Ritz

Office of Lt Govornor Pat Quinn
Illinois Sustainable Schools Compact
Sustainable Schools in Illinois – Schools Siting
Green Cleaning Schools Act
Governor’s Annual Sustainable Schools Symposium
Committee Presentation – Governor’s Symposium 4/2/13

Quarterly Chapter Business Meeting 4/25/13
Midyear Meeting

Committee Chairs:
Michael Eichhorn, FGM Architects
Stuart Brodsky, Cannon Design

Past Chairs:
Doc Kotecki, 2008-2013
Joseph Clair, 2007-2008

Committee Members:

Cortney Adams Patricia Lloyd
Regine Antenor Andrew Luek
Becky Brodskey  Liz Marusin
Stuart Brodsky Jonathan Matuszak
Peter Brown Michael Moon
Michael Eichhorn Stella Nicoket
Emily Catacchino Bob Riccardino
Ed Choklek Mia Rubinstien
Seth Dibblee Lyndl Schuster
Mike Eichhorn Charles Silverstein
James Fraken Kathy St Joseph
Adam Groniak Lance Tritsch
Will Jenkins Louise Valentin
Catherine Krasner
Linda Lane

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