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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

Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!

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Green For All: College Ambassador Program

The Green For All College Ambassador program provides a focused vehicle to foster young, green-economy champions. The program follows the academic calendar and runs on the campuses of fifteen historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Ambassadorship consists of expert trainings, a mentorship program in partnership with Green For All Academy Fellows, student-led green education […]

October 14, 2011

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 Involvement Resources Education for Global Citizenship While primarily geared towards K-12 education levels, this is applicable to higher education as well.

Report (USDA) – Making the Transition to Sustainable Agriculture

This technical note provides a conceptual framework for the transition to a more sustainable agriculture. It also includes case studies and information sources on sustainable agriculture.

Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms offers a variety of professional development opportunities for both formal and non-formal educators. Each program is designed to give educators the confidence, motivation and skills they need to integrate science, agricultural, sustainability and natural resource topics into their curricula. Their work includes the Shelburne Farms’ Sustainable Schools Project (, a dynamic new model […]

US EPA’s Sustainable Management of Food

This US Environmental Protection Agency webpage contains numerous reports, research, guides, infographics, and other resources on reducing food waste. Target audiences include communities, businesses, and residential consumers, and the information may be used in many contexts within courses on agriculture, land use, business, and general sustainability.

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.

November 12, 2011

Facing the Future: Curriculum and Workshops

Facing the Future’s solutions-based programming is designed by and for teachers. They provide curriculum resources, teacher workshops, and service learning opportunities used by teachers, schools, and districts in all 50 states and over 120 countries. They also have a good amount of free downloadable curricula.

Highways and Climate Change: US DOT Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

This US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) web site provides information on FHWA research, publications, and resources related to climate change science, policies, and actions. You will also find some current state and local practices in adapting to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Resources and Publications on Highways and Climate Change: US DOT Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

This US Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) page highlights resources and publications supported by FHWA that can be used as a resource for student research on sustainability and transportation or for helpful education materials for class presentations and documents.

Wisconsin Green and Healthy Schools Assessment

This Assessment is designed to help your school identify what types of healthy, safe, and environmentally sound activities are already in place and where your school can improve its efforts.

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