The SEED Center


The SEED Center is the first national resource of its kind for community colleges. It’s FREE.

As a SEED member, you will join other colleges as a recognized leader supporting the role of higher education in fostering economic growth and fulfilling the requirements of the emerging green and sustainable economy.

SEED Members agree to:

  • Incorporate promising practices and curricula into programs
  • Develop and engage faculty and staff
  • Engage students and invite participation
  • Partner with employers and the community
  • Share resources and encourage other colleges to participate

The SEED Center provides you with tools to take these steps and more!

Get Started:

  1. Learn about what it means to be a member of the SEED Center through the Membership Overview (pdf).
  2. Sign the SEED Pledge Form for College Presidents (pdf) to become a member of the SEED Center.
  3. Email the Pledge Form to
  4. Appoint a SEED Campus Ambassador to be a conduit for national SEED Center information and initiatives for your campus.

Learn More & Resources:

  • Invitation from AACC Leadership
  • The Get Started Toolkit (pdf) is a comprehensive introduction to the SEED Center and includes steps to take action at your college today.
  • Sign up for the monthly Newsletter to learn about the latest learning opportunities.
  • For more active updates, engage with the SEED Center via Facebook and Twitter.
  • See which other colleges have taken the pledge through our Member Directory.
  • Watch the SEED Center 101 Video to learn how to navigate the website.
  • Check out our Program Review (pdf) to learn more about past initiatives.