AASHE Staff, in collaboration with AASHE Education & Professional Development Steering Committee, took into account the feedback received from the Listening Project, webinar and workshop evaluations and the AASHE Conference & Expo post-conference evaluations to Increase the value that AASHE is able to provide members in terms of professional development.
The result is a number of different webinar series that will address the needs of AASHE's diverse membership, increase engagement with our members, create community and provide solutions, resources, tools and support in all areas of sustainability in higher education. A big thank you to our AASHE community for providing feedback. Feel free to contact us with additional suggestions at email@example.com.
All webinars are 90 minutes and usually take place on Wednesday's at 3 p.m. Eastern. Some webinars take place on a Tuesday and are noted below.
AASHE webinars are free for AASHE members and non-AASHE members, however presentation materials and webinar recordings are only available to AASHE members.
For information on each series please visit the links below.
Green Gigawatt Partnership: Ramping Up Renewables in Higher Education: September 9
Dec 10 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event.
How do you measure nothing so you know you are doing something?
At the core of waste reduction is the simple notion of less. We promote REDUCE and Reuse through programs, brochures, posters, social media and websites. But are the efforts making a difference? Is there actually less waste on your campus? In this webinar we will highlight programs quantifying successful waste reduction programs and using the data to improve the program.
Nov 19 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Want to learn about best practices in sustainability internships? Need resources and guidelines for managing internship programs? Interested in finding out what others are doing delivering internship experiences? Plan to participate in the Thursday, November 19th FREE networking and learning opportunity sponsored by the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC). The online gathering will feature Josh Stoffel and Emilie Rex, authors of AASHE’s Guide to Creating & Managing Sustainability Internship Programs. Case studies will also be provided from institutions managing and delivering sustainability internships.
Nov 3 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
The UN's new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been released! How do your initiatives align with the SDGs? Have you heard about UNESCO's Global Action Program (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)? Higher education institutions and regional networks around the world are helping implement the GAP and are stepping up to meet the SDGs.
Dr. Jacob Park, Associate Professor of Business Strategy and Sustainability at Green Mountain College, and Dr. Kim Smith, AASHE Board Member, PCC Sociology Instructor, and Coordinator of the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN), will provide an overview of the socio-political historical roots of sustainable development and the core goals of these international initiatives. This webinar will help participants explore how they can engage in the SDGs and GAP's five priority action areas through increasing education, training, and public awareness opportunities across public, private and civil sectors. Join in this presentation and dialogue on how we can shape policies, institutions, capacity-building, youth empowerment and mobilization, and community development in order to foster a more sustainable future.
Oct 8 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
AASHE Partner Event.
Strategic planning to build a comprehensive recycling program.
Successful recycling and waste reduction programs achieve 50% or more diversion through setting goals and intentional planning. In this webinar we will focus on using strategic planning methods to grow your campus waste reduction program and align it with the broader campus strategic plan.
Sep 29 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Sep 9 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
This fall, AASHE will be helping to launch a new initiative called the Green Gigawatt Partnership. The GGP seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who have signed long term contracts to purchase green power and helping more campuses do the same. Join this webinar to learn more about the Partnership and how colleges and universities are using long-term power purchase agreements for green power to make major strides in cutting carbon, while also controlling energy costs and managing future energy price risk.