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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Problem & Case Based Learning: Making Learning Real

This site provides informational resources on a desired pedagogy for quality sustainability education – how to educate via real world problem based learning, Education for a sustainable future teaches students systemic thinking and change agent skills so they can help solve societal problems.

Report – Community Colleges and Regional Recovery: Strategies for State Action

This report details an agenda and strategies that promote partnerships that engage Community Colleges in regional economic development.

Report (November 2013) – Public Support for Climate and Energy Policies

Read this report from the Yale Project on Climate Communication to review how the public supports climate and energy policies. This page also contains report highlights.

Report: EESI Fact Sheet – Jobs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

This Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) factsheet provides the number of U.S. jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries in the Unites States. This fact sheet relies on estimates from government agencies and industry associations.

Responding to Economic Crisis: What can community colleges do?

A new paper by MDC describes how a particular ARRA project, Career Pathways for a Green South, helped a set of community colleges expand their capacity to better serve students facing multiple employment barriers. Drawing on their Career Pathways for a Green South experience, MDC’s How Community Colleges Can Respond to Economic Crisis details insights about how colleges can meet current and future workforce needs.

Reviewed Education Resources from the National Science Digital Library (CLEAN)

Collection of teaching activities includes materials for undergraduate classrooms as well as middle and high school students and an online community of teachers submitting and sharing resources for teaching about climate science, climate change and energy awareness.

Curriculum for the Bioregion: Connecting What we Learn to Where we Live

This project has materials from an initiative from Evergreen College on where educators discussed what they could be teaching (learning outcomes) for a sustainable future. It shows the results of interdisciplinary and disciplinary conversations and workshops about sustainability education in higher education and has a resources page.

E3 Washington: Education Network

Educators can join this Network to connect with people building systems of Education for Sustainable Communities, organizations, and leadership teams. Network members can also search programs, events, curriculum, research & reports, jobs, and more for the classroom.

EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is an independent platform for cross-sectoral dialogue and action among a diverse group of stakeholders. By working with this wide range of partners and collaborators, they provide direct support, education, training, research, and policy analysis to help groups implement and support effective ecoagriculture practices and policies.

Ecology Center

The Ecology Center provides information that can assist in the education of environmentally and socially responsible practices. View their resources page for events, directories, and useful Fact Sheets.

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