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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 Information:
New members are always welcome! Contact the Committee Chairs to get involved.

Upcoming 2016 Meeting Dates:
More information coming soon!

Please visit our Chapter Events Calendar for upcoming green schools events.

Join the USGBC Illinios Green Schools Committee and the Area Schools Environmental Group (ASEG) for a tour of Prairie Crossing Charter School on September 22.  Learn more and register here.

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

Committee Member Resources
Sample Advocacy Letter to School
LEED for Schools FAQ

Other Green Resources
The Center for Green Schools
Green Apple Day of Service
Green Schools Coalition & Sponsors in Minnesota
TED talk from Bronx Teacher Steve Ritz
Committee Presentation – Governor’s Symposium 4/2/13

2016 Healthy & High Performing Schools Symposium
The Path to Large Scale Solar: Highland Middle School Open House
Green Apple Day of Service 2015

Photo Credit: Mark Campbell Photography

Photo Credit: Mark Campbell Photography

Committee Chairs:
Michael Eichhorn, Wold Architects and Engineers
Catherine Krasner, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Past Chairs:
Stuart Brodsky, 2013-2014
Doc Kotecki, 2008-2013
Joseph Clair, 2007-2008

Committee Members:

Seth Dibblee Patricia Lloyd
Louise Valentin Josh McKnight


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