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Discover sustainability education

Discover sustainability education

Invest in your sustainability and green building education

We believe that knowledge and opportunities for action are the tools to drive true transformation. Wherever you are in your journey, USGBC supports your learning through a variety of education opportunities and resources.

Explore courses on Education @USGBC

See what you can expect on Education @USGBC with free courses, all eligible for GBCI CE hour.

Grow your knowledge

LEED APs and other sustainability professionals need to grow knowledge or experience with sustainability. Review education for sustainability professionals.

K-12 educators bring sustainability curriculum to the classroom. Review education for K-12 educators.

Post-secondary instructors prepare higher education students for careers in sustainability. Review education for instructors.

LEED APs and other sustainability professionals

Advance your knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts and practices.

Learn online

Access top sustainability and green building education to grow your knowledge, prepare for the LEED professional exams, and fulfill continuing education requirements. Explore Education @USGBC and purchase a subscription.

Playlists take the guesswork out of finding the right course for you. Access playlists for LEED Green Associate CMP, LEED AP BD+C CMP and Key concepts for contractors and builders, among others.

Learn in person

Attend events hosted by USGBC communities, previously known as chapters, which provide local leadership, networking, education, and volunteer opportunities for individuals. Browse all in-person events.

Teach about sustainability as USGBC Faculty, who are experienced educators with a strong background in LEED and professional education. Apply to become Faculty.

Demonstrate knowledge with green building digital badges

Earn green building badges in key topics including: Energy efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, Building Data AnalyticsSite Assessment, Water Efficiency, Material Selection, and Location and Transportation. A “badge” is a digital symbol of recognition that complies with the Open Badge specification badges signify awards and achievements on and reward awareness or proficiency in distinct knowledge areas.


Explore documents and resources to help expand your knowledge. Visit the Resource Library.


Find the right publications for you. Browse publications.


Earn continuing education hours by reading our member magazine and taking a quiz. Read USGBC+.

K-12 educators

Bring sustainability curriculum to the classroom.

Learning Lab

Access hands-on sustainability curriculum and resources to help K-12 educators bring classroom projects to life. Visit Learning Lab.

Green Classroom Professional certificate program

Gain knowledge with the GCP certificate program, which provides pre-service and in-service K-12 educators and school staff with the skills to identify what supports or impedes healthy, resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable learning spaces. Learn more about the Green Classroom Professional certificate program.

Post-secondary instructors

Prepare higher education students for careers in sustainability.

Source sustainability content

Access best-in-class sustainability and green building education content to integrate into your courses by subscribing to Education @USGBC. Learn about subscription options for higher ed.

Learn online

Grow knowledge with a $100 discount on Education @USGBC subscription purchases, available to students. Explore Education @USGBC and purchase a subscription.

Enhance your courses

Use a Curricular Toolkit for curated access to resources and processes, organized to aid in teaching about and engaging students in the concepts of sustainability. Access the curricular toolkits.


Offer this multidisciplinary immersion course that utilizes the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability focused citizens. Bring LEED Lab to your school.

Exam prep

Access a LEED Green Associate Study Plan to prepare to teach a LEED Green Associate Prep course; the syllabus can be expanded for a full academic term. Educators and students receive special pricing on the LEED Green Associate Study Bundle, a key exam prep resource.

Green Classroom Professional Certificate

Incorporate the Green Classroom Professional Certificate into your teacher education program. The GCP certificate program provides pre K-12 educators and school staff with the knowledge to identify what supports or impedes healthy, resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable learning spaces. The GCP certificate program is included in the Campus Subscription.

Supporting the green jobs market

USGBC is committed to supporting the growing green jobs market, to ensure that people who are passionate about sustainability can apply their skills and talents to a rapidly changing workforce. Discover green career resources, created specifically for you.

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