Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit Comes to Pasadena: October 29-30

September 24, 2015

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The 2015 Green California Schools Summit and Community Colleges Summitwill take place at the Pasadena Convention Center on October 29-30. The Summit is the largest annual event focused on green programs in the nation's largest K-12 system and higher education systems.

Offering an Expo with over 100 companies offering green products and services, educational sessions, and special events including a Leadership Awards reception, the Summit is a unique annual opportunity for public and private sector stakeholders to share innovations in green policy, practice and technology.

The opening session on October 29 will include a keynote presentation by JPL research scientist Bill Patzert. A media favorite who has been called "the prophet of California climate," Dr. Patzert is known as one of the West's most influential individuals in regard to water issues.

Dozens of concurrent education sessions will focus on critical topics, from best practices for utilizing Prop 39 energy efficiency funds to water conservation techniques and funding for energy and building projects. The recent report from the Statewide Environmental Literacy Task Force will also be discussed, will guidelines and successes from the Green Ribbon Schools Program.

At a reception on October 29, the Summit's Leadership Awards will recognize achievements in categories ranging from green building and energy efficiency to curriculum.

Registration for the keynotes, Expo and Leadership Awards are free. For more information and to register, go to or call 626-577-5700.