The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Sustainability Webinars from Johnson County Community College

This archive of webinars is specifically designed around sustainability for community colleges. Topics are diverse and include such topics as how to teach sustainable agriculture practices without a college farm, how community colleges can drive public policy, and the best ways to involve students in on-campus sustainability projects.


Sustainable Agriculture Publications and Tools

 This extensive collection of publications, papers, and toolkits provide a wealth of information and activities for educators and students. Some of the information covered includes: Community-Based Food Systems, Farm to Institution, Market Research and Feasibility Studies, Policy, Philosophy of Sustainability, plus Models and Assessment Tools.


Sustainable Cities Institute

 The National League of Cities’ Sustainable Cities Institute provides vetted and practical resources to identify and implement solutions to advance cities and sustainability professionals’ goals and to help them strengthen their communities. This site offers a robust collection of city profiles, case studies, model policies, and communication tools for providing elected leaders, staff, and engaged stakeholders a set of resources to guide and catalyze action across a range of topics such as transit-oriented development, green infrastructure, energy efficiency, complete streets, urban agriculture and recycling.


Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) Resource Library

 These resources introduce readers to the multi-faceted ways sustainability challenges are being faced and overcome in health, mobility, affordable housing, infrastructure, and economic development. Find a variety of planning documents, case studies, toolkits, fact sheets, videos, reports and more, that can be used by communities across the US to advance local goals while preparing for demographic shifts, climate changes and new economic opportunities.


Sustainable Development Education and Visions for the Future

 This video provides follow up to the Global Classroom Symposium, describing the vision for the future of higher education. To increase student knowledge of sustainability challenges, educators must go well beyond awareness to incorporate practical experience, real-world problem-solving skills and develop a learning environment to enable students to addresses these challenges in local and global contexts. In addition, worldwide collaboration is needed across academic sectors and also to include the local community & policy-makers.


Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

This invaluable resource breaks down the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into manageable targets and provides in-depth information about specific topics related to each goal with links to timelines, events, and publications.


Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Stakeholders

 This Sustainable Development Goals guide provides stakeholders and all levels of government with information on how to get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It creates better understanding of the SDG Agenda from which to begin a dialog on SDG implementation, and proposes guiding principles to help countries navigate the Agenda.


Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

 This website provides resources and information to promote leadership in the coordination and implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to reports, it provides access to political forums, academic discussion platforms, summits and meetings.


Sustainable Development Primer for Higher Education Presidents, Chancellors, Trustees and Sr Leaders

 This resource describes the sustainability related roles and tasks for presidents, trustees and senior leadership in higher education. The guide explains how sustainability is a national trend, how to incorporate sustainable development into higher education’s mission and covers sustainable campus operations. The primer is from the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC), a network of associations committed to advancing sustainability within the entire system of higher education.


TEC-SMART (Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies)

 TEC-SMART was created to train the workforce in a variety of green technologies. In addition to core curricula, TEC-SMART offers training in semiconductor manufacturing, including photovoltaic; home energy efficiency; geothermal; alternative fuels; and wind energy. It is a joint initiative between Hudson Valley Community College and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.


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