Craig Schiller

Executive Director

Collaborative for High Performance Schools

Craig Schiller is the Executive Director of the Collaborative for High-Performance Schools and a sustainability expert specializing in the built environment, transportation, and climate policy. He has 15 years of experience developing and managing impact-focused environmental and social programs. He is a dynamic relationship-builder, speaker, and strategist. Before CHPS, Craig was the Chief Strategy Officer of a clean-tech startup, prefaced by eight years at RMI (Rocky Mountain Institute), a think tank focused on accelerating a global energy transition. In addition, he served as a Climate Advisor to the Biden-Harris Campaign team.

Craig first became passionate about generational change and the education sector when he wrote his thesis on “Buildings that Teach,” focusing on how and why a school’s physical environment should integrate into a student’s learning experience. He has a Master of Science in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Geology & Geophysics and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin.