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Mark Swiger is the Best of Green Schools 2014 Honoree in the Ambassador category. Mark is a teacher in Marshall County Schools, WV. Active locally, statewide and nationally, Mark was behind the movement in his county school system to work toward greener building and sustainable operations. Mark partners with the entrepreneurial program at a local university to encourage the initiation of green businesses. Here, in his own words, Mark shares his story and what it means to him to be an ambassador for the green schools movement. Spreading the idea that “where students learn matters” comes easily; ensuring that all students attend a “green school within this generation” is a greater challenge. We’ve come a long way in the green schools movement and very fast, but we still have a way to go. The sustainable schools journey has been bumpy at times, but it has always been rewardin...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/green-schools-ambassador-sh...

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