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Don't miss out 2017 FORWARD Green Schools Workshop
Featuring national green schools expert Dr. Jennifer Seydel
Free to teachers, students, and green schools advocates!
WHERE WE LEARN MATTERS
USGBC Louisiana believes every child deserves to go to a green school.
When you look at our schools today, you see outdated buildings in need of repairs, burdened with unsafe toxins, dwindling budgets and outdated resources - in place of opportunity and progress. By promoting the design and construction of green schools and by greening the operations and maintenance of existing schools, we can make a tremendous impact on student health, school operational costs and the environment.
High-performing schools result in high-performing students. We see an opportunity to educate a new generation of leaders – sustainability natives – capable of driving global market transformation.
OUR GREEN SCHOOLS INITIATIVE INCLUDES
Benchmarking K -12 Schools
Benchmarking higher education facilities
Two special awards at the state Science & Engineering Fair
Supporting the Department of Education's Green Ribbon School Program
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