Join us for monthly green schools webcast opportunities

Published on: 
14 Feb 2020
Author: 
Carolyn Yi

Feature image: LEED Silver Milby High School in Houston, Texas. Photo credit: Slyworks Photography.

The Center for Green Schools is pleased to share our webcast lineup for 2020. Our monthly webcasts are free, open opportunities for professionals and advocates to learn about the latest green schools topics directly from experts.

Bookmark this page and check back monthly for updated details, including call-in information and expert panelists for the next webcast.

Access the 2019 webcast recordings.

February—Going Electric: The Future School Bus Is Here

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 18
Time: 1–2:30 p.m. EST

Event details: Want to learn what it would look like to bring one or more electric school buses to your district? Join us for this webcast featuring a diverse panel of presenters sharing updates on current vehicle and charging infrastructure, including how electric buses can serve as distributed energy resources and make your district more resilient to climate disasters. Attendees will hear lessons learned from early electric school bus adopters, as well as gain ideas for funding opportunities and unique models for making the transition to an electric fleet. School district sustainability and transportation staff, local utility companies and electric vehicle advocates can all take something away from this webcast.

Register for the webcast.

Expert panelists:

  • Tim Shannon, Director of Transportation, Twin Rivers School District
  • Ari Kahn, Project Specialist, ConEdison (New York)
  • Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Director of Transportation Efficiency, VEIC

Resilience in Schools series (March-June)

  • March—Outdoor air quality district policies and procedures, indoor air quality monitoring and awareness
  • April—Powering schools with renewables and microgrids
  • May—Natural disasters' impact on our mental health: what you should know and how we can help our students
  • *Bonus May webcast—Teacher professional development and sustainability leadership (in partnership with Green Schools National Network)
  • June—Resilient school design strategies

Future webcasts

  • July—Net zero energy schools
  • September—U.S. green building standards and options for schools
  • October—Zero waste: Hard to recycle materials
  • November—Retrocommissioning and benchmarking: Cost-effective and data-driven approaches to reducing energy use in schools
  • December—Lead in school drinking water