The Vital Role of Community Colleges in Building a Sustainable Future and Green Workforce
AED.ORG PUBLICATIONS | April 2009
By Mindy Feldbaum, with Hollyce States
Lane Community College was recently featured in a publication created for the National Council for Workforce Education and the Academy for Educational Development.
This report examines the growing role of community colleges in a low-carbon, clean energy economy, and:
- provides examples of innovative strategies and practices used by community colleges to address climate change, environmental stewardship, and green workforce development;
- offers information on the fastest growing sectors and jobs in the clean energy/green economy that provide strategic opportunities for community colleges and their students;
- stimulates the dialogue on the role of community colleges in creating a sustainable future;
- presents useful Web sites and resources for further information.