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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Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Program

 This program aims to build a training and education framework to increase the expertise and preparedness of current and future electric utility sector professionals, specifically solar electricity and other distributed technologies. The GEARED program will create a national network that supports energy systems training and curriculum development based on: research, development, data generation, collection, analysis and simulation.


Insight Dialogues: Conversation for Action

The Insight Dialogs were created to encourage open conversation and an exchange of ideas leading to actions for a more sustainable global future. Hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation,this live event and digital content will also inform the Foundation’s ongoing work to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people around the world.


Misconception Based Learning: A Forum for Climate Science Education

 This discussion forum on misconception-based learning was created as a space where educators can come together to share advice and questions about how to use this teaching style in the classroom. The focus is on climate science denial and teaching, but relevant advice and resources from other fields are welcome.


National Climate Seminar

 The National Climate Seminar offers students and educators a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions through a biweekly, lunchtime dial-in conversation featuring climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts to explore the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. The conversations take place on the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon, eastern time.


“Brown Bags” Webinars

 These educational webinars cover a variety of sustainable energy topics, including: energy efficiency, industry pricing, marketing, incentive programs, implementation, and demand response.

Membership is required, but is drastically discounted for students. To join AESP, visit: https://aesp.site-ym.com/general/register_member_type.asp?

***NOTE:  AESP Has changed their website so that nonmembers have limited access to their resource center.  You can still access many of their Brown Bag Webinars, but you’ll have to use the search box at the top of the page to find them.


AESP Resource Library

AESP provides professional development programs, a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience through “”Brown Bags”” webinars, conference presentations, papers and newsletters.

Membership is required, but is drastically discounted for students. To join AESP, visit: https://aesp.site-ym.com/general/register_member_type.asp?


Article: Energy Efficiency – Expensive Luxury or Affordable Necessity?

This article discusses energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy in the housing market, particularly how such energy choices can assist with the problem of providing affordable housing and low-cost energy for those on a fixed income, such as war veterans and the elderly.


Article: The Most Important Work at COP21 Happened Out of the Spotlight

 This article discusses the growing popularity of working coalitions forming through stakeholders and industry professionals to make substantial pledges to act on climate disruption now rather than wait for a global consensus.


Climate Action Tracker

 This resource uses graphs and other visual aids to show the effect of current climate pledges and policies on global temperature. Educators can use this information in classroom discussions about climate policy and action.


Community College Sustainability Success Stories

 These articles can inform and inspire educational institutions, faculty, staff, and students to work towards their own sustainability goals with practices that work and can be personalized to fit specific needs.


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