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 all ages.

Check out some of our top picks, or see the full schedule and register at greenschoolsconference.org.

Can’t Attend the Conference? Stop in on These Free Events Instead!

If you can’t commit time during working hours, you can still experience some of the energy and enthusiasm of the green schools movement by coming to one of these events:

  • Visit the Exhibit Hall – Check out vendors, nonprofits and activities geared toward healthy and high performing schools. (March 31, 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.; David L. Lawrence Convention Center; no registration necessary)
  • Panel Discussion on Food, Equity and Community – Explore the connections between food policy, food waste, food access, health and nutrition, and childhood hunger. (March 31, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; David L. Lawrence Convention Center; Registration not required but recommended.) Learn more and register.
  • Straight Outta Garden @ Brashear High School – Pitch in to help the Brashear community build an internationally inspired garden to celebrate diversity in the school and provide a great opportunity for students to connect with food. (April 2nd, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) Learn more and register.

A Few Scholarships Left for Students & Educators!

Thanks to the generous support from The Sprout Fund and American Eagle Outfitters Foundation, Green & Healthy Schools Academy is able to provide scholarships and educators to attend the conference. We still have a few full and partial scholarships left. Learn more and apply now!

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