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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Sulitest: Sustainability Literacy Test

 The Sulitest is the first international tool created to assess sustainability literacy and is designed to be used both within higher education and by practitioners for professional development. The version 2 test is available beginning Fall 2016 as a learning experience, with explanations and relevant links available after each question is answered. The assessment is presently used in 40 countries and is available in 8 languages. A great resource for educators. 


Sustainability Advisory Committee Resources

 These publications, presentations and other resources useful to staff, students and educators focus on the successful design, implementation and evaluation of the triple bottom line of sustainability, including social justice and well being, healthy environments, and strong economies to promote and support sustainability education, policies, and practices.  The page includes sustainability learning outcomes, primers, campus activities and more.


Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS)

 The AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.


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 (SDGs) Guide for Cities

Getting Started with the SDGs in Cities” outlines how cities can begin implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in urban areas through effective planning and execution. The publication provides examples and general principles and processes that will need to be adapted to local conditions. Educators can utilize the guide for classroom discussion and exercises.


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