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Green Classroom Professional Certificate Course


  • Trane 2302 Trane Drive Roanoke, VA, 24017 United States (map)

Become a Green Classroom Professional!

A 4.5-hour course held in 90-minute sessions on 3/7, 3/11 and 3/14, designed to equip you with the knowledge to implement, communicate and advocate for healthy, sustainable K-12 classrooms.

What is the Green Classroom Professional Certificate Course?

The Green Classroom Professional certificate course is the only program for K-12 classrooms that offers curated information on sustainability in a school environment with an accompanying certificate of completion. Rigorously updated to include data from the LEED v4 green building rating system, the course employs a simple, self-guided module layout.

Content focuses on accomplishing three objectives: teaching users what improvements can be made in classrooms, what they can advocate for, and what they can educate others about.

Become a Green Classroom Professional to:

  • Support energy and water saving practices

  • Create a healthier classroom for students, teachers and school staff

  • Provide the best environment for student success

  • Engage students in green practices that impact their school and community

Upon completion of the course, certificate holders are well versed in topics related to improving indoor air quality, energy and water use, school grounds, transportation, waste and recycling streams, and more.

Who should become a Green Classroom Professional?

  • Educators

  • School leaders and administrators

  • School facilities staff

  • Parents

  • Designers and architects

More than 1,100 people have earned the Green Classroom Professional certificate, distinguishing themselves as leaders and stewards in sustainable school practices.