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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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

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Sustainable Community Development Resources

This page from the US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development is filled with resources on how to build sustainable regional economies.

May 31, 2011

Webinar: Workforce Development and Sales Training for Energy Efficiency Contractors

Follow this link to find the March 22, 2011 US DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) webcast on Workforce Development and Sales Training for Energy Efficiency Contractor.For a direct link to the Webinar Video: CLICK HERE

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.

Center for Green Schools – U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Launched in September 2010, the Center for Green Schools builds upon the leadership, partnerships and programming the U.S. Green Building Council started through its Green Schools and Green Campus campaigns. The Center accelerates the transformation of schools and campuses through conversations with key decision-makers, collaboration with education and environmental associations and by offering tools and […]

June 1, 2011

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) works to bring all forms of renewable energy into the mainstream of America’s economy through their information and communications initiatives. This resource provides multiple interactive reports, best practices and career development reports, and many other helpful publications.

National Association of Regional Councils: Green Jobs

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) is working to develop on-the-ground strategies in four regions to train and place workers in green jobs and career pathways. It is providing training, certification and nationally recognized credentials and apprenticeship programs, as well as retention support services.

Report: Energizing Cities – New Models for Driving Clean Energy Investment

This report is a guide for local elected officials, county and city staff, energy utility managers, and community stakeholders to the steps that must be taken in designing and financing clean energy programs. This document describes how to develop, implement, and finance a clean energy program and offers examples of existing innovative clean energy financing […]

New Energy Cities: Pioneering the Clean Energy Economy of the Northwest

The New Energy Cities program is catalyzing pioneering communities to take charge of their energy future and drive investment toward a clean, renewable, super-efficient energy system that generates significant local economic development. This is done through workshops, community engagement, guidance reports, and many other programs.  The program was completed in 2016, but many resources are […]

Report: Building Energy Effective Green Energy Programs in Community Colleges

The aim of this report is to help community colleges across the country navigate a path forward through evolving terrain as they develop green energy education and training programs for low-income populations. In this paper, Workforce Strategy Center (WSC) examines how community colleges leading the field in green energy education are grappling with the issues […]

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.

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