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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.


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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!

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Good Teaching Matters: Five Teaching Practices to Improve the Quality of a Training Course

Originally released as a five-part series for the IREC website, Dr. Barbara Martin’s comprehensive work on important teaching practices that can improve the quality of a training course are combined here in one complete report. Whether you’re an educator or a student, you’ll find Good Teaching Matters useful in your work. (December 2010)

July 18, 2012

Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

This site, when searched with the keyword ‘green’, provides a variety of information on some of the types of jobs that can be considered green or requiring green knowledge.  A Teacher’s Guide is also available to familiarize educators with the Occupational Outlook Handbook so they can better assist students with this useful tool.

Renewable Energy Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, & Analysis Tools

These dynamic tools and resources provide users and educators the opportunity to review the technical potential of renewable energy for the United States in a variety of digital formats. Maps and other interactive tools illustrate this potential and is for those teaching on renewable energies in the US. Read the GIS-Based Analysis (July, 2012) and […]

August 2, 2012

Workforce Trends & Needs in Green Sectors

*NOTE*  Because of the way this website is set up, there is no direct link to this report.  The link above takes you to a search bar and you must type “Workforce Trends & Needs in Green Sectors” into the bar to find the report. Presented at the CCCAOE Fall 2011 Conference, this presentation incorporates […]

August 17, 2012

Green Jobs and Career Pathways: An Arranged Marriage in Service to a 21st-Century Workforce Developm

This qualitative study examines the early start-up experiences of two U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration energy training partnership grant recipients, Vermont Green and Renewable Northwest (ReNW) of Oregon, applying different career pathways models. The paper explores the proposition that green job career pathways will modernize the education system and build new opportunity […]

August 20, 2012

Guide on How to Engage Employers

This guide is designed to help think about employer engagement as part of implementing workforce development strategies – and bringing current practices up to the next level. For each principle there are several strategies from peer ARRA grantees who have implemented the principles in their own communities. Stories from grantees in the field are provided […]

August 22, 2012

Report – Missouri Green Energy Competency Model

This report can be useful to educators as they are identifying the competencies for green energy.

August 30, 2012

Toolkit: Adding a Gender Lens to Green Jobs Training Programs

Jobs for the Future has created this 2017 tool kit to provide resources supporting the recruitment, training, and retention of women and underrepresented genders in jobs in the green economy. This toolkit can be used by program planners, managers, and frontline staff conducting outreach and assessment, training, case management, and job development to ensure that […]

September 6, 2012

Action Community: Policy and Civic Engagement for Green Job Growth

This community is an organized cohort of community colleges interested in energy and related green regulations and public policies at a regional, state, and national level. Public policies will center around the following focus areas: 1) policies that promote a stronger green economy with job creation potential; and 2) policies that lead directly to institutions […]

September 17, 2012

Green-Collar Jobs Campaign

A guide containing best practices and lessons learned from a range of successful programs in California. Key features are compiled that define effective green-collar job training programs that serve people facing barriers to employment.

October 25, 2012

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