The 2012 School of the Future Design Competition is open
School Building Week's School of the Future Design Competition offers an opportunity to illustrate the kind of creativity that students bring to the planning and design process. The annual competition, open to middle school students, challenges student teams to design their schools to enhance learning, conserve resources, be environmentally responsive and engage the surrounding community. Register here
Montana Parent Magazine 2011
Green Our Schools in Montana
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Green Schools Advocacy - From Montana to D.C.!
Wendy Weaver, Board Member and Green School Chair for the USGBC Montana Chapter just returned from the US Green Building Council Advocacy and Green School Symposium in Washington, DC. Wendy was among green school champions and advocates from across the United States who met in DC to advocate for green building and schools. She met with both Congressman Rehberg and Senator Tester on Capital hill advocating for energy efficiency in buildings and green schools, specifically the US Green Building Council was urging congress to support the following policies:
- The PACE Assessment Protection Act (HR 5766/S3642)
- Home Star Energy Retrofit Act (HR 5019/S3434)
- Green Credit Enhancement Act (HR 5989)
- Federal Building Personnel Training Act (HR 5112/S3250) Wendy also attended the launching of the Center for Green Schools, “Working Towards Green Schools for All Children in a Generation” where she met Rick Fedrizzi, President and CEO of USGBC.