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Lisa A. W. Kensler (
firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Emily R. and Gerald S. Leischuck Endowed
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Educational Leadership in the College of
Education at Auburn University. Lisa’s current research is focused on green schools and the
leadership and learning required for transforming schools into more socially just, ecologically
healthy, and economically viable communities. She has published peer-reviewed articles and
book chapters related to democratic community, trust, teacher leadership, and whole school
Cynthia L. Uline (
email@example.com) is Professor of Educational Leadership at San Diego State
University. Cynthia serves as Director of SDSU’s National Center for the 21st Century Schoolhouse.
Her research explores the influence of built learning environments on students’ learning, as well as
the roles leaders, teachers, students, and the public play in shaping learning spaces. Her current
research considers the potential of green schools as student-centered, ecologically responsive,
and economically viable places for learning. She has published peer-reviewed articles related to
leadership for learning, leadership preparation, and the improvement of social and physical learning
Cynthia and Lisa have co-authored Leadership for Green Schools: Sustainability for Our Children, Our Communities, and
Our Planet (Routledge, 2017).