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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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Workforce Training: Credentials, Pathways and Pipelines to the Green Economy

This is a link to presentations from a workshop given at the “Good Jobs, Green Jobs” National Conference in Washington, DC, in February 2009. Building a green country requires building a skilled workforce. What does that look like in practice? Developing skills standards for green-collar jobs will benefit workers, employers and consumers alike. For workers, […]

September 8, 2010

The Greening of Oregon’s Workforce: Jobs, Wages, and Training

A survey of green jobs in Oregon. The purpose of this survey is to estimate the number of green jobs in Oregon and to gather key information for workforce and training policy-makers, as they seek to ensure Oregon has a workforce ready for the opportunities provided by a greening economy. It also attempted to identify […]

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.

Teaching Sustainable Building in multiple academic areas

This publication, “Advancing Education for Sustainability: Teaching the Concepts of Sustainable Building to All Students” is intended to “explore the critical role of the built environment in educating all students about sustainability”. To that end, the document “provides a set of core sustainable building concepts, examples of institutions that are successfully teaching their students about 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 […]

Building the Green Economy and Successful Enrollment – Strategies for Comm. Colleges

Learn how to create successful marketing and outreach to potential students to build enrollment and the green economy. Click here

September 15, 2010

Advanced Technological Education (ATE Central) Sustainability and Energy Educational Resources

Search this useful National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE Central) website for relevant resources in a variety of topic areas, including sustainability and energy.

October 7, 2010

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Green Economy Webinar

Webinar focuses on 1) different types of green jobs; 2) professional development, certification, and curricular material for teachers at both the high school and community college levels in the green jobs area; and, 3) partnership models between businesses, government, and educators to crate more effective entry, re-entry and professional development for workers in the emerging […]

Funding Sites for Select Federal Agencies

This document provides the links to the web pages from select federal agencies that describe funding possibilities and related qualifications criteria. This page will be updated as more resources become available.

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