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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International Sustainability Campus Network (ISCN)

The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) provides a global forum to support leading colleges, universities, and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.

Miami Dade College (MDC) Earth Literacy and Sustainability Education Courses

Miami Dade College has an interdisipenary course on environomental sustainability and responsibility for all college students.

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 Geographic: Education

National Geographic’s Education site provides teaching resources, activities and projects, references and news, mapping and, and much more for use by teachers, other educators, families, students and even kids.

National Geographic: Environment

National Geographic’s Environment resource provides a wealth of information on topics relevant to our global eco-system. By providing information on everything from Home Greening, Energy Efficiency, current events, and much more; visitors can gain essential insight on issues important to the environment.

National Council for Advanced Manufacturing (NCAM) Sustainability Manufactuing Framework Model

An open source model for sustainable manufacturing. It is a step by step process to help manufacturers become more sustainable and includes an instruction manual, an open source mthodology and more.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Renewable Energies Resources for Students/Teachers

There are a variety of educational resources that can help you learn about the renewable energy sources and technologies, including biomass energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, solar energy and wind energy.

National Wildlife Federation: Campus Ecology Webinar Resource

Webinars to help bring green and sustainability onto the campus and into the community on a variety of topics.

Online Book: The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads Rita Axelroth and Steve D

This report is the Democracy Collaborative’s most in-depth study of how universities can embrace their role as anchors to build community wealth.

Tools and Guides for Educators from Oxfam

This Oxfam website provides activities and other resources to educators looking to teach about a variety of sustainability topics, including civic engagement and support for teachers. Also see:
Youth Ambassadors Program
Education for Global Citizenship
While primarily geared towards K-12 education levels, this is applicable to higher education as well.

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