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.
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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This handbook is a practical resource for sustainability education and operations, developed specifically for 2-year colleges. These reports are useful for faculty, administrators, staff, and students, providing examples of real sustainability strategies and initiatives that have been implemented at community colleges across the U.S. These projects can be replicated as is or customized by any […]
April 29, 2019
These resources and activities are intended to prepare higher education students for 21st century careers in green building and sustainability industries by integrating sustainability across the curriculum. Faculty are provided with access to resources and processes, organized to aid in teaching about sustainable topics. Toolkits are available on a variety of topics, including green building, […]
For those students who have already earned a BPI certification, this website provides a list of available jobs across the country in the green building sector.
Students can often help to facilitate communication between disciplines and across campus because students engaged in sustainability projects generally collaborate outside their major. This webinar will help educators and college staff to recognize how students can serve as bridges across disciplines to advance sustainability, learn how student projects and internships are used at colleges to […]
A study shows a transition to 100% clean, renewable energies is highly realistic – even today, with the technologies currently available. Christian Breyer, Professor for Solar Economy at LUT University, Finland and Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group, present on their latest joint publication, the study on Global Energy Systems based on 100% Renewable […]
August 21, 2019
Energy Efficiency Jobs in America 2019 shows the continued growth trajectory of energy efficiency. Now representing a workforce of more than 2.3 million Americans, efficiency has more jobs than any other energy sector. The report explores job distribution beyond the top ten states in detail.
September 27, 2019
Mesalands Community College Capitalizes on Wind Resource Wind Energy is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide. The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College is training well-qualified technicians to help meet the need for an estimated 170,000 new positions in the industry by 2030. The Wind Energy Technology program provides […]
March 12, 2020
Written by the “Climate News Network,” this article provides a synopsis of 47 peer-reviewed research papers by 91 different authors that agree that renewable energy can meet the world’s energy needs by the middle of this century. Not only is it possible to power the world through wind, solar, and water, but this article also […]
March 15, 2020
For Automation Systems (BAS) Specialists as well as High Performance Building Operations Professionals (HPBOP). Expand your HVAC program, connect this to a business degree, or create a stand alone program. Demand for these workers outstrips the supply. They can help you be part of its national network of community and technical colleges interested in improving […]
May 21, 2020
The Center for Green Schools has multiple free curricular toolkits in green building design, operation, and construction, zero waste, and green careers to help students move into the high job growth area of green building design and construction.
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