Green Schools Conference, February 27 - March 1, New Orleans

  • 27 February 2023 To 1 March 2023
  • Event Host : Center for Green Schools, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Green Schools National Network (GSNN)
  • Event Location : 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130, United States
Green Schools Conference, 2023, New Orleans
Event Description

The Green Schools Conference (GSC) brings together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in schools. Designed to educate, connect and inspire, attendees of the three-day in person conference will explore interdisciplinary content during general sessions, while also having dedicated time with peers to work through specific challenges, share best practices, and generate momentum to further green school actions across the country.

The 2023 program will address topics from environmental impact, health and wellbeing, sustainability literacy, equity and whole school sustainability. Whether you are a teacher, school or district staff, educational leader, parent, student, building industry professional or nonprofit partner, the Green Schools Conference is a space for learning new ideas, and connecting with other passionate green school champions. 

Tracks Include: 

  • Educator & School Leaders
  • Green School Advocates, Government, & Community Partners
  • School Design & Construction Professionals
  • School District Capital and Facilities Staff

Morning Workshops:

  • Measuring, Monitoring & Communicating for Zero Waste in Schools
  • The Past, Present and Future of Green Schools in New Orleans

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Center for Green Schools, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Green Schools National Network (GSNN)
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Keynote Speaker:
      Charles Eisenstein

      Charles Eisenstein is an American author and public speaker who examines the unspoken narratives that direct our society and our lives.

      His work covers a wide range of topics, including the history of human civilization, economics, spirituality, and the ecology movement. Key themes explored include anti-consumerism, interdependence, and how myth and narrative influence culture.
  • Event type
    • Conference

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