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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

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Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS) Sustainability Curricula

Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS) consists of more than 20 academic disciplinary associations in engineering, science, mathematics, social sciences, humanities and technology disciplines. DANS members work on sustainability curricula, cross disciplinary sustainability projects, tenure, promotion and accreditation standards. DANS’ mission is to help higher education exert strong leadership in making education, research, and practice […]

September 8, 2010

Austin Community College District (ACC) I-35 Corridor Consortium

ACC, along with Workforce Solutions, Capital Area and others, has played a pivotal role in organizing a regional consortium of the community colleges and local workforce development boards from San Antonio to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. The Consortium is actively collaborating to coordinate development and delivery of training curricula for jobs in the emerging “green” […]

Report: Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities

International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has released a new report, “Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities,” which focuses on how to adapt smart growth strategies to rural communities. Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Sustainable Communities, the report examines the challenges rural communities face, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, […]

United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) Materials

Materials on coherent, effective and efficient support to countries seeking to attain internationally agreed development goals, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)

Join the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) to be a part of the climate and energy education discussion and activity with other scientists, educators, policy makers, community leaders, students and engaged citizens and also explore the CLEAN Collection of educational resources which includes nearly 600 educational resources for grades 6-16 which are all […]

Teaching Concepts of Sustainability in Introduction to Psychology

This article, published by the American Psychological Association Education Directorate division in their  “Psychology Teacher Network”, gives a conceptual framework and specific examples of how to teach sustainability within psychology, although many of the concepts are applicable to courses in many academic disciplines.  When you get to the link, scroll to page 21

September 12, 2010

Resources for Teaching Sustainability Within All Courses from Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS)

Discover information on how to teach sustainability in a wide variety of academic discipines, including Biology, Business, Chemistry, Design, Engineering, Environmental Science, Humanities, Mathematics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and others. Also, access interdisciplinary approaches, sustainability learning outcomes related to all academic areas, and some of the journals related to sustainability.

Professional Development Opportunities from AASHE

See conferences, workshops, webinars and discussion forums on sustainability. Some of the resources are for implementing sustainability on campus and some are for including it in the curricula. There is also an open conference call line where you can organize your own conference calls related to sustainability. NOTE: In order to access this page users must be members […]

Green Business Guide

Review these resources and steps created to help businesses become more environmentally responsible and benefit from the growing green economy. A wealth of information is provided to facilitate the transition towards energy efficiency, compliance with environmental regulations, and a recognized “green business.”

December 20, 2010

Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN)- Greening Your Curriculum

The IGEN offers has modules for greening your curricula in the following areas: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Architecture and Construction, Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Transportation, and Distribution and Logistics.

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