Author Archive | Andrew Ellsworth


Awakening Our Spirit to Pursue a Living Future

I feel privileged and honored to have attended the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) Living Future UnConference 2016 in Seattle, WA. I found the conference to be nothing short of inspiring, transformational, and uplifting. A perfect blend of technical analysis, big thinking, and spiritual exploration, the UnConference challenged all in attendance to take big leaps […]

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Green Schools Prepare Students for 21st Century Challenges

The Pittsburgh region’s health and vitality is inextricably connected to the quality and effectiveness of our education system. Not only is it critical to fostering the homegrown talent that makes our region thrive, but it also cultivates employees and citizens who are prepared to tackle 21st century challenges. “Green schools” can help transform our schools […]

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Don’t Forget! The Green Schools Conference and Expo is Almost Here

Don’t forget that the national Green Schools Conference & Expo is coming to Pittsburgh on March 31 and April 1! What an honor to have this event in our own backyard! Come learn about how innovative programs from around the country and in our region are fostering healthy and high performing places of learning for students of […]

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Green Schools Conference & Expo – Get Involved!

  Volunteer and attend the conference for free!  The conference is looking for 15 to 20 volunteers to assist the conference with wayfinding and education session monitoring. This is a great opportunity to help out, and also be able to attend the conference free of charge! Volunteers are required to volunteer for one shift of […]

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Sustainability-focused Summer Camps for Kids in Western Pennsylvania

Featured Summer Camp Program: Looking for a great summer camp experience for your child that offers a sustainable, environmental spin? Come to the 7th Annual Earth Nite at The Environmental Charter School! This event’s theme is “Summer in the City.” ECS has researched and invited organizations to communicate with you about the best summer experiences the city […]

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Green & Healthy Schools Academy announces FREE green workshops for schools

Join the Green & Healthy Schools Academy for our upcoming workshops, where we will provide school facility and business managers with guidance and strategies to make schools healthier and higher performing with little to no capital investment. These workshops are open to everyone, but are FREE for school personnel! Top Ten Reasons Why We Need […]

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Reflections from the Healthy Schools – Healthy Children Conference

I just returned from the Healthy Schools – Healthy Children Conference in Philadelphia and am all atwitter with excitement from hearing great speakers and meeting interesting people.  The event was organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic, and included a keynote speech by Claire Barnett of the Healthy […]

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