Q&A With Green Schools Project Educator – Tracy Gordon

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The Authors: Tracy Gordon,4th Grade TeacherHalf Day SchoolLincolnshire, IL The Illinois Green Schools Project, launched last summer, connects educators and students with professional mentors in the green building community. In our pilot cohort, 25 professional mentors were matched with 14 participating schools across the state. As the first cohort of the project wraps up, fourth… Read more »

Q&A with Illinois Green Schools Project Mentors — Uplift Community High School + FGM Architects

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The Authors: Brian Meade Nadia Lohse Kelly McCaffrey The Illinois Green Schools Project, launched last summer, connects educators and students with professional mentors in the green building community. In our pilot cohort, 25 professional mentors were matched with 14 participating schools across the state. As we reach the halfway point in the project, FGM Architects… Read more »

Read our plan for a net zero future.

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Illinois Green Alliance is proud to share with you our 2021–2025 Strategic Plan. Developed over the last year, this plan is a call to action to raise the standards for green building by focusing on net zero buildings.  Our vision is to make net zero standards feasible, affordable, and commonplace so that by 2050 every building in Illinois is net zero. To… Read more »

WHAT DID YOU MISS? VIEW OVER 40 ON-DEMAND WEBINARS HERE

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Illinois Green Alliance is proud to launch our new on-demand webinar library! Members can now access all of our 2020 webinars for FREE. Non-members can access all webinars for $10 each. Explore over 40 programs with topics such as net zero case studies, energy efficiency, heath and wellness, green homes and affordable housing. View past… Read more »

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ILLINOIS GREEN SCHOOLS PROJECT

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Go green in your school by participating in the Illinois Green Schools Project, a program of Illinois Green Alliance! The Illinois Green Schools Project is a project-based challenge for K-12 schools to devise and implement creative no- to low-cost energy, water and waste initiatives, and sustainable practices for their schools. During the 2020-21 school year,… Read more »