The SEED Center

Resource Center


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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!

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DAYAWAY Renewable Energy Career Listings

 This resource provides college students with searchable listings of available clean energy jobs to help them prepare for and find renewable energy careers. Also, check out their suggested Reading List for more information on the green energy sector.

Global Flood Analyzer

 The World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer helps municipalities forecast and quantify the human and economic consequences of floods under a variety of scenarios. It also allows city officials to gauge how much potential damage could be avoided with flood protection such as dams, levees and improved land use management.

Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources

 This article, on the state of green careers, provides information and resources for educators and students on current sustainable career trends and projections. Links to websites featuring sustainability related job offerings, disciplinary based sustainability associations, higher education consortia, and career pathways for students are included.

Higher Education Sustainability Review

 This yearly publication provides analysis of sustainability planning, campus living learning laboratory initiatives and regional drought response efforts at higher education institutions. It covers such topics as: academics, community engagement, operational information, administration, funding and investment.

Jobs 21! Good Jobs for the 21st Century

 Organized by the BlueGreen Alliance, Jobs21! provides resources for job seekers and students interested in the future of the employment market as it relates to bettering the environment while improving economic sustainability. News articles and publications are provided on a wealth of topics, including: infrastructure, green schools, energy efficiency, transportation, recycling, and internet services.

Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

Useful for both educators and students, this free online course provides information about climate change and educates on the psychology of climate science denial. To promote open communication between people of all backgrounds and beliefs, the course includes lectures on climate science, as well as psychology, to help people recognize and understand how common climate myths are formed, and to provide information on how to effectively debunk climate misinformation.

Pearson SEED Store

This resource provides access to additional educational resources from SEED Center partners and corporate sponsors. Pearson is the global leader in education publishing, providing quality educational solutions that span the post-secondary learning spectrum from college and career training through graduate studies and professional training and development. Please explore this bookstore for all your sustainability needs. We’re just getting started, so please keep checking back for updates and new materials.

Pedagogy in Education for Sustainable Development”

This series of webinars by the Sustainability Curriculum Consortium discusses pedagogy in education for sustainable development through trans-disciplinary integration; how to begin a sustainability conversation that encourages learner engagement; the design, delivery and evaluation of curricular materials; and how to design a course that focus learning on problem-solving without writing a syllabus from scratch.  Also see other webinars on educating for a sustainable future, including topics such as climate change and the sustainable development goals.

Phenology Resources for Higher Education Instructors

 These resources will assist educators in connecting like-minded organizations to create a local phenology project on their campus or in their community. Phenology studies periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by variations in climate. These projects will not only enhance climate change education and assist the scientific community but can provide community service and civic engagement opportunities as well. This guide is designed for an educator-centered program occurring over multiple years of phenology monitoring to answer a scientific research question regarding climate change.

Be sure to check out the additional links below!
Nature’s Notebook
– Local Phenology Leader Certification Course
Phenology Monitoring Program Planning Guide

Planning for a More Resilient Future: A Guide to Regional Approaches

 This guide describes current research being carried out on resilience, discusses the driving forces behind resilience policy and practice across the US, and examines current thinking on regional and economic resilience of communities impacted by, or at risk of being impacted by, both natural and human-caused disasters.

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