Host by the Johnson County Community College's Center for Sustainability, a webinar with focus on sustainability initiatives and efforts at community colleges will be presented each month. For this month's program, Dr. Debra Rowe will present a session titled "Sharing Resources and Efforts to Increase Civic Engagement to Promote Policy Change and Grow Green Jobs," with updates on AACC’s Action Community: growing green jobs through policy and civic engagement. Join in for the latest, get resources, discuss solutions to our shared and diverse challenges. The webinar will take place on October 23rd at 2:00pm (Central). Registration is required.
This webinar is hosted by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and its Sustainability Education and Economic Development Education (SEED) Initiative. Join in to hear from community college faculty and staff on how they utilized strategies to ensure successful enrollment in their courses in a difficult economy. These strategies also improve employer engagement, job placement and the growth of the green economy. The webinar will take place on October 25, 2012, 4:00 - 5:15pm (ETS). Registration is required (registration closes at 2pm on October 25th).
The U.S. Department of Energy will host a webinar designed to support the new Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign, which the Department serves as a technical advisor. Organized by the Building Owners and Managers Association International, the Green Parking Council, and the International Facility Management Association, LEEP aims to support energy efficient lighting upgrades on 100 million square feet of parking facility space by February 2014. During the webinar, DOE and LEEP organizers will share strategies that businesses have used to implement high-efficiency lighting technologies, and answer questions from participants. The webinar will be held on September 27, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET). Registration is required.
The SEED Center is hosting a free, one-hour webinar to explore how the industry panel was formed, how smaller suppliers were identified, and how the college is engaging industry reps across the building automation sector in course delivery and internship opportunities. Speakers are Brian Lovell of Georgia Piedmont Technical College and an Industry Representative of Kele Corporation. This one-hour webinar starts on September 27, 2012, at 3:00pm (ET). Registration is required.
This month’s community college sustainability webinar will focus on the theme of, “Creating a Sustainable Curriculum: Lessons from the North Carolina Code Green Curriculum Integration Project”. Holly Weir from Davidson County Community College will discuss the recent adoption of the Code Green Project by the North Carolina Community College System that integrates sustainability into course outcomes statewide.