AACC - American Association of Community Colleges

  • Web page on resources and examples in community colleges -
  • Monthly conference calls on sustainability in community colleges, open to administrators, faculty and staff - contact Jennifer Hayward and ask to be put on notification list
  • Renewable Energies curricula - see CERET certificate at for online courses to import into your college. Also see and

ACPA - Educators International Sustainability Resources

  • Home page
  • Flyer for student organizations -
  • Campus Activities that support and educate about sustainability
  • Primer about education for sustainability
  • - Learning Outcomes for Sustainability

Presidents' Commitments to Declarations of Sustainability

Resources and Models

(including higher education sustainability mission statements, assessments, publications, policies, projects, syllabi and initiatives)

  • Click on Resource Center.
  • Click on Resources.
  • Second Nature ( Click on Education for Sustainability.
  • National Wildlife Association ( Click on Projects (student fellows projects)
  • Curricular requirements that include sustainability -
  • U.S. Partnership for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ( Multi-sector teams include higher education, business, faith, government, and K-12; join as a partner for no charge.
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (

Climate Change (Global Warming) Resources for Campuses

  • Higher Education Climate Action Program ( Co-sponsored by six national higher education associations representing facilities directors, business officers, student life staff, planners and educational buyers.
  • Campus Climate Challenge ( Students helping campuses reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability

K-12 resources for sustainability education:


For further information or to be put on a list to receive updated resources and professional development opportunities for staff and faculty, contact Dr. Debra Rowe (President of the U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development) at

Disciplinary Associations for Sustainability

  • Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future;
  • American Institute of Biological Sciences;
  • American Society of Civil Engineers;
  • National Women's Studies Association;
  • American Political Science Association;
  • American Association. of Colleges for Teacher Education;
  • Association. of American Colleges and Universities;
  • National Council for Science and the Environment;
  • American Philosophical Association;
  • American Society for Engineering Education;
  • U.S. and Intnl Society for Ecological Economics;
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education;
  • American Academy of Religion;
  • American Sociological Association;
  • Computing Research Association;
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture;
  • Mathematical Association of America;
  • American Anthropological Association;
  • American Psychological Association;
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science;
  • Society for College and University Planning;
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium