Advancing sustainable schools for all

Registration is now open for the Green Schools Conference & Expo 2018

May 3-4 | Denver, Colorado

The Green Schools Conference & Expo is the only national event to bring together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in U.S. schools.

Two days of programming offer inspiring keynote speakers, informative workshops and breakout sessions and the chance to network with colleagues from across the country. This year, GSCE will be hosted in partnership with Rocky Mountain Green, a regional sustainability conference.

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Inspiring speakers, dynamic sessions & how-to workshops

Discover strategies and solutions at GSCE that strengthen our schools and communities. Education, environmental, and business leaders join GSCE to share current challenges, set future goals and share best practices to advance green schools for all.

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GSCE offers engaging educational sessions, case studies, hands-on workshops and lectures from today's green school experts. GSCE provides an unmatched opportunity for green school advocates nationwide to collaborate and learn from one another — all with a vested interest in making a positive difference in our children’s futures.

2018 session track topics




Great green collaboration

Social equity and inclusion

Healthy environments

Data and benchmarking

Explore the 2018 online program


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

12-5 p.m. Registration open
1-5 p.m. Half-day workshops

Thursday, May 3, 2018

7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Student Summit
7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Expo Hall open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Welcome breakfast & networking
8:30-9:30 a.m. Opening keynote
9:45-11:45 a.m. Breakout sessions
12:15-1:15 p.m. Networking luncheon
1:30-2:30 p.m. Breakout sessions
2:45-3:45 p.m. Breakout sessions
4-5 p.m. Afternoon keynote
5-6:30 p.m. Happy Hour in the Hall

Friday, May 4, 2018

7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration open
7-8:30 a.m. Women in Green Breakfast
8:45-9:45 a.m. Breakout sessions
10-11 a.m. Breakout sessions
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Breakout sessions
12:30-2 p.m. Closing keynote and luncheon

*Agenda is subject to change without notice.

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Sponsors & Expo

Be a part of the expanding green schools movement as a sponsor or exhibitor at GSCE. Every year, hundreds of educators and decision-makers gather at GSCE for inspiring programming networking and an energetic exhibit hall. GSCE is the only conference uniting three groups vital to the success of green schools:

Academic: school leaders, teachers and parents
Operations: general school or district administrators, facilities operations management
Building design & construction: architects, engineers, product suppliers

For more information, contact Lisa Bowers at or 202-742-3766.


GSCE sponsors enjoy prominent branding onsite throughout the Exhibit Hall, conference sessions, special events and online. As a GSCE sponsor, you can engage with sustainability leaders and demonstrate your support for healthy, high-performing schools all while empowering the green leaders of tomorrow. View past sponsors.

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As an exhibitor, interact with an array of stakeholders to promote high-performing buildings and schools. The Expo Hall and sessions are open to attendees of both GSCE and Rocky Mountain Green, providing extensive networking opportunities. In addition to booth space, exhibitors receive online and onsite recognition and Expo passes.

Download Exhibitor Application (PDF)

View past exhibitors
  • Carton Council
  • New Buildings Institute
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • US EPA / Office of Children's Health Protection
  • Shaw Contract
  • VMDO
  • Because Water
  • Solar One
  • Havelock Wool LLC
  • Rainwater Management Solutions
  • Your Mobile School App
  • Thermacote
  • Dyson, Inc.
  • EcoSafe Zero Waste
  • SageGlass
  • Stephenson Custom Case Co.
  • Tower Gardens by Juice Plus
  • Beyond Green Sustainable Food Partners
  • TerraCycle US, LLC
  • American Technical Publishers
  • Elkay
  • CleanCore Technologies
  • Center for Green Schools
  • Green Schools National Network
  • Rexel
  • Prihoda North America
  • DIRTT Environmental Solutions
  • Superior Essex
  • Price Industries
  • WaterSignal
Products & services represented at past conferences
  • Architecture/Building/Facility Design
  • Associations & Public Organization
  • Building and Construction Materials/Services
  • Commercial Services/Products
  • Consulting Services
  • Education - Curriculum and Instruction
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Facilities Operations/Management
  • Fundraising/Finance
  • Furniture and Equipment
  • Government Agency/Organization
  • Health and Wellness
  • Healthy Foods
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Stewardship Service Learning Programs
  • Technology
  • Waste/Recycling


GSCE thrives on the collaboration and partnership of supporting organizations nationwide. GSCE is produced in partnership with Green Schools National Network:


View past partners