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With a vision to positively impact 20 million students by 2020, AGC is a creating a learning laboratory for innovation in education, sharing our vision for a more sustainable future in education. Use our interactive map to follow us across the globe and learn how you can join the conversation through conferences, symposiums, and globally collaborative partnerships.


Events Schedule

Date Location Time Speaker Details
03/11/2010 Chicago, IL Family Farmed Expo: Raising Urban Chickens
04/6/2010 Chicago, IL K-12 Sustainable Schools Symposium:
06/27/2010 Chicago, IL National Charter Schools Conference: "It's Easy Being Green"
06/28/2010 Denver, CO Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TEDxEducation:
09/25/2010 San Jose, CA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Council of Education Facility Planners International: "The World is Not Flat"
02/28/2011 — 03/4/2011 Palm Springs, CA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TED Active: Participated in International Education Collaborative
03/17/2011 Chicago, IL Family Farmed Expo: Sustainable Education
04/11/2011 — 04/12/2011 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Illinois Network of Charter Schools Conference: Sustainable Schools, Sustainable Operations
05/14/2011 Bloomington, IN Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TEDxBloomington: "The Dirt Between Our Toes"
09/22/2011 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel EPIC: 20 Essentials for Transforming Education
09/25/2011 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Cusp Conference: "This is a Story About You"
10/17/2011 Washington, DC Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Participated in Sharing AGC's Innovation at Healthier US Challenge Award Ceremony
10/24/2011 Minneapolis, MN Green Schools National Conference: Sustainable Education
11/18/2011 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel US DOE: "Education for a Sustainable Future"
12/8/2011 Columbus, OH Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Ohio 21st Century Education Summit: "21st Century Skills for a Sustainable Future"
02/3/2012 Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Cornerstones: "Hope for the 21st Century- Remaking Education"
02/25/2012 Palm Springs, CA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Ted Active: Reforming Reform
02/27/2012 Denver, CO Green Schools National Conference:
02/27/2012 Denver, CO Green Schools National Conference: "The Classroom Co-op- School wide sustainability"
02/27/2012 Denver, CO Green Schools National Conference: "Integrating Sustainability, Curriculum and Operations"
03/4/2012 Washington, DC Sarah Elizabeth Ippel G8 Summit: Global Health Working Group
03/22/2012 Chicago, IL 6:00 PM Dan Schnitzer and Melissa Tobias on Urban Orchards
05/10/2012 San Antonio, TX Sarah Elizabeth Ippel "Re-Imagining School Lunch" at the Culinary Institute of America
05/19/2012 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution: "Re-imagining School Lunch"
06/4/2012 Washington, DC National Green Ribbon Schools: "Health and Wellness in Green Ribbon Schools"
06/4/2012 Washington, DC Sarah Elizabeth Ippel US DOE: "Education for a Sustainable Future"
06/7/2012 — 06/8/2012 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel CGI: Health & Wellness Working Group
06/19/2012 Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Foresight Immersion: "Education for a Sustainable Future"
06/21/2012 Decateur, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Education for a Sustainable Future with AGC
07/2/2012 — 07/6/2012 Potrero, Costa Rica Omprekash Cross-Cultural Education Conference:
07/18/2012 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Shared AGC's Approach With Openlands Staff
07/29/2012 Glencoe, IL Chicago Botanic Garden 15th Annual School Gardening Conference: "School Garden Food Safety"
10/5/2012 — 10/8/2012 Nantucket, MA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel The Nantucket Project- Participated in Sharing AGC's Innovation
10/10/2012 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Impact Engine:
10/18/2012 — 10/19/2012 Highland Park, IL Green Town Chicago: Schools on the Path to Zero Waste
10/26/2012 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TEDxRushU: Creating the Future We Envision Through the People Who Will Lead it"
11/7/2012 St. Louis, MO Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Green Schools Summit:
11/29/2012 Puerto Alegre, Brazil Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TEDxUnisinos:
12/4/2012 Mountain View, CA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Social Innovation Summit: Sharing AGC's Approach to Education
12/28/2012 — 12/30/2012 San Diego, CA Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Sharing AGC's Approach
02/23/2013 West Palm Beach, FL Green Schools National Conference: IAQ in Schools (with the EPA). AGC: a Sustainable School Model
02/25/2013 Palm Springs, CA 03/1/2013 Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TED Active: Sharing AGC's Innovation
03/16/2013 Chicago, IL Good Food Festival: Urban Ag Bus Tour
03/18/2013 Carpinteria, CA 11:30 AM Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Women of Inspiration Luncheon
04/2/2013 Chicago, IL 10:00 AM Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Sustainable School Symposium Morning Plenary on Environmental Pedagogy
04/3/2013 Chicago, IL Roosevelt Institute Midwest Conference on Sustainability: "Growing Inquiring Minds"
04/13/2013 Chicago, IL 02:00 PM
04/17/2013 Chicago, IL 05:30 PM We Can Change The Food System, Hosted by Food Tank
05/29/2013 — 05/30/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel KIN Global: The Role of Innovation in Education
05/29/2013 Evanston, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) Global Opening Night Panel
06/18/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Kirkland & Ellis Green Day: "Education for Sustainability"
06/26/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Openlands: "Education for Sustainability"
06/27/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Tech Week Fireside Chat with Salman Kahn
06/29/2013 Chicago, IL School Garden Food Safety: Chicago Botanic Garden 15th Annual School Gardening Conference
07/3/2013 — 07/7/2013 Jackson Hole, WY Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Renaissance Weekend: "The Future of Education"
07/12/2013 Las Vegas, NV Sarah Elizabeth Ippel The Learning Village: "The Role of Partnerships in Innovation"
07/31/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Connect. Inspire. Grow: "Inspiring a World of Innovation"
08/15/2013 Evanston, IL Roosevelt Institute at Northwestern: "Growing Food Options in Communities"
08/15/2013 Chicago Eco-Summit: "The Academy for Global Citizenship"
08/15/2013 Evanston, IL Roosevelt Institute at Northwestern: "Kids and Healthy Meals"
09/20/2013 Munich, Germany Sarah Elizabeth Ippel TEDxMünchen: "When Left is Right"
10/13/2013 Chicago, IL 4:00 pm Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Chicago Ideas Week: "Big Shoulders, Big Ideas"
10/15/2013 Chicago, IL 04:00 PM Sarah Elizabeth Ippel "Big Shoulders, Big Future"
10/15/2013 Chicago, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Chicago Ideas Week: "Reimagining Education"
10/18/2013 Chicago, IL ‎ 08:00 AM South Metropolitan Sustainability Conference: "Sustainable Operations"
11/19/2013 California 02:50 PM Sarah Elizabeth Ippel MOVING THE MOUNTAIN: GLOBAL COLLABORATION FOR EDUCATION REFORM
01/24/2014 Philadelphia, PA Creating Communities of Care Among Diverse Learners
03/15/2014 Chicago, IL 12:15 Katherine Elmer-DeWitt Good Food in Your School
03/15/2014 Chicago, IL 02:00 PM Learn, Grow, Cook! With AGC and Purple Asparagus
04/28/2014 Evanston, IL Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Kellogg School of Management presentation
06/11/2014 Chicago, IL 12:00 PM Sarah Elizabeth Ippel GoodWork Chicago Working Lunch
07/6/2014 Aspen, CO Sarah Elizabeth Ippel Mindfulness in Middle School
08/1/2014 Chicago, IL 60602 Katherine Elmer-DeWitt Sharing AGC's Mission and Vision with Environmental Interns
11/3/2014 Chicago, IL 60611 02:00 PM Curiosity Not Compliance: Inquiry Strategies for the Classroom
11/21/2015 Chicago, IL Helma Wardenaar
11/21/2015 Chicago, IL Berenice Salas Rangel