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.
Want to get a taste of what you can expect on Education @USGBC? Check out these free courses, all eligible for GBCI CE hour.
LEED APs and other sustainability professionals
Advance your knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts and practices.
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.
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 knowledge-based badges in key topics including: Energy efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, Building Data Analytics, Site Assessment and Water Efficiency. A “badge” is a digital symbol of recognition that complies with the Open Badge specification; badges signify awards and achievements on usgbc.org 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+.
Prepare higher education students for careers in sustainability.
Source sustainability content
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.
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.