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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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


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Austin Texas Inventory of Clean Energy Initiatives 2009


Examples of regional clean energy initiatives and policies from central Texas.

September 8, 2010


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) Re-Powering Our Region Conference: Build


An example of how business associations, utilities, economic development agencies and educational institutions can come together to build a more economically sound and greener local economy.  This conference is an example of how a college can co-sponsor events to catalyze regional development in the green economy.


Earth Policy Institute’s “Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization” by Lester Brown


An excellent overview of the potentials for clean renewable energy that can also reduce poverty and improve the economy. Includes chapters that focus on what individuals can do.


EBSCO Database Services: Environment Resources


The following three databases can be purchased by your library as a resource for you and your students.


Environmental and Energy Resources Library (EERL)


Free online collection of environmental and energy sustainablity resources for community college educatiors, sudents, practitioners and the public. EERL is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).


Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Green Jobs Guidebook


This Guidebook aims to provide people with a tool for joining or learning more about this burgeoning industry. It is designed to be a resource for job seekers, students, guidance counselors, career advisors, policy makers and anyone else interested in learning about the tremendous potential of the existing and growing green jobs marketplace. This Guidebook […]


Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN)


The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), formerly known as the Illinois Community College Sustainability Network, is a vibrant and growing collaboration between the state’s 48 community colleges. An initiative of the community college Presidents, this Network brings community colleges together to expand employment opportunities, improve human and environmental health, foster community engagement and accelerate market […]


IREC Renewable Energies Key Publications


Here you’ll find IREC papers, reports and other publications, all designed to help advance renewable energy in your community, and easily downloadable. Contains information that educators can use as they develop or improve curricula.


Workforce Development and Community Services Customized Training


Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) Workforce Development and Community Services Customized Training is an example of how to use community education to educate the public about green.


National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Climate Change Education Initiatives


NCSE is spearheading climate change education initiatives which equip professors of various disciplines to teach climate change science and solutions. These online teaching resources are: 1) comprehensive collection of scientifically accurate, publicly available information on climate change science and solutions; 2) combined into “modules” which can be integrated into course curriculum from a diversity of […]


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