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  1. 1. Green Education Online Sustainability Education for Municipalities, Employee and Member Engagement What is happening! 1

  2. 2. Green Education Online Established
in
2006
as
Green
Real
Estate




Educa6on
 Became
Green
Educa6on
Online
2010/2011
 Online
curriculum
development
/
2012

 Educated
10,000+
 Con6nuing
educa6on
credits
through
na6onal
associa6ons.


 “Green
Building
for
Insurance
Professionals”
is
approved
for
CEU’s
in
all
50
states.
 LEED
CEU’s
and
Project
points

 Comprehensive
online
training
in
energy
planning,
environmental
accountability,
green
fleet
management
on
a
101
level
interac6ve
and
self
paced
on
core
sustainability
issues.
 2

  3. 3. The time is now…….GePng
government
and
community
businesses
involved‐
 code
officials

 purchasing
departments
 
community
businesses
to
make

changes
 
“global
warming”
vs.
“climate
change”

 What’s
the
ROI
in
dollars/
human
capital?

 3

  4. 4. Sustainability Education a compliance issue? The
ethic
of
sustainability
planning
is
 recognized.
We
need
to
do
more‐

 Employees
MUST
learn
on
line
about

 topics
such
as
sexual
harassment

 in
the
workplace.
 Access
for
one
year
for
all
courses.
Ensures
engagement!
The
ethic
is
there….

 Do
we
know
how
to
begin
to
design

 and
implement
an
energy
plan?

 4

  5. 5. Why not train on other topics such as: Planning
for
Sustainability
 Designing
an
Energy
Plan
 Ac6ons
for
Implementa6on
 Green
Supply
Chain
Purchasing
 Carbon
and
Environmental
Accoun6ng
 Managing
Waste
 Basic
Training
in
Renewable
Energy
 Green
Building
Systems/Materials,
 Cer6fica6ons
and
Standards
 Green
Fleet
Management
 Why
Consider
Alterna6ve
Fuels
 Social
Responsibility
 Greener
Business
Prac6ces 5

  6. 6. Train employees in all departments NOW!Train
in:
 Green
Purchasing
Prac6ces

 More
socially
responsible
 Carbon
Accountability

 Environmental
Transparency
 Interac6ve
/
available
24/7/365
 6

  7. 7. Our coastal lifelineThe
huge
projected
impact
climate
change
 has
on
our
economy‐
is
just
too
high
to
 ignore
 Support
regula6ons
or
mandates
–

 local,
state,
or
federal
 Be
ahead
of
the
curve

 be
a
model
for
other
municipali6es

 7

  8. 8. We cannot expect:• 


Facili6es/purchasing

• 


Custodial
departments
to
understand







if
they
don’t
have
any
training?
• 


Learn
how
to
do
an
energy
plan,

• 

Manage
waste,
how
to
account
for
a






carbon
footprint,
etc.

Doing
this
on
line
makes
sense.

 Cost
effec3ve,
no
travel
expense


 Easy
to
administer
and
implement‐
 8

  9. 9. Onsite
training
cost
$34.50
per
student‐
 Sa6sfy
the
LEED
3.0
and
4.0
components
for
internal
training
for
employees
of
employers/occupants
who
are
seeking
gaining
addi6onal
points
on
projects
looking
at
cer6fica6on.

 Look
at
the
ROI
basics
of
on
line
 educa3on‐
 Cost
effec3ve,
no
travel
expenses!

 9

  10. 10. Par3cipa3ng

 Universi3es:
Florida Climate Change Task Force 
Florida
A
and
M

 
Florida
Atlan6c
 
Florida
Gulf
Coast





 
Florida
Interna6onal
Iden6fy
current
State
University
climate
 
Florida
State

change
exper6se,
enhance
coopera6on
 
New
College
of
Florida
 with
State
and
Federal
agencies
to
 
Central
Florida
 bring
science
into
climate
change‐
 
University
of
Florida
 
University
of
Miami
 
U
of
North
Florida
 
U
of
South
Florida
 
U
of
West
Florida
 10

  11. 11. Florida Climate Institute (FCI)Is
a
mul6‐disciplinary
network
of:

• 
na6onal
and
interna6onal
research

• 
public
organiza6ons,
• 
scien6sts

• 
individuals
concerned
with
achieving




a
beier
understanding
of
climate




variability
and
change.
 11

  12. 12. The
Patel
College
of
Global
Sustainability

 USF
Patel
College
of
Sustainability
Hosted
a
Na6onal
 Climate
Assessment
Mee6ng
on
Feb
20,
2013
 12

  13. 13. Green Education OnlineGovernment
and
community
business
can
gain
a
deeper
understanding
in
how
to:

 
implement
carbon
accoun6ng
policies
 

implement
sustainability
planning,

 

manage
waste,
conserve
water,

 

what
and
how
to
recycle

An
online
educa6on
portal
is
the
most
cost
effec6ve
plalorm
available
for
educa6ng
all
employees.

 13

  14. 14. SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION SERIES TOPICS1. Sustainability
Planning

2. Social
Responsibility
3. Green
Building
/
Systems
/
Materials
4. Green
Cer6fica6ons
and
Standards
5. Green
Supply
Chain
Management
 Sustainable
Purchasing
Prac6ces




































6.Waste
Management

7.
Transporta6on
Program/Green
Fleet
Management
8.
Green
Cleaning
Prac6ces/
Food
Service
9.
Water
Resources
and
Conserva6on
10.
Environmental/Carbon
Accoun6ng
11.
Renewable
Energy
 14

  15. 15. OVERVIEW
The
Sustainability
EducaBon
Series
is
comprised
of

a
suite
of
50
online,
training
modules.

• eleven
training
topics
is
delivered
in
15‐minute
modules
 Impera6ve
for
all
in
government
and
in
NGOs
to
introduce
 • 
sustainability
educa6on
within
their
internal
and
affiliate
 training
programs
 • learn
more
about
renowned
Global
Repor6ng
Ini6a6ve
(GRI)
 framework

 • 
what
others
are
doing
to
save
money
and
energy
in
their
 strategic
planning
 15

  16. 16. Sustainability Education SeriesSUSTAINABILITY
PLANNING
This training provides detailed guidelines to address how to develop and thenimplement a Sustainability Plan- 
 TRAINING
MODULES:

5 DURATION:
15 minutes eachSOCIAL
RESPONSIBILITY
This training is focused on creating awareness and advance knowledge onissues on ethics and social responsibility. TRAINING
MODULES:

4 DURATION:
15 minutes each 16

  17. 17. Sustainability Education SeriesGREEN
BUILDING
/
SYSTEMS
/
MATERIALS
Covers the fundamentals of building science, the whole-building approach toconstruction, operations and maintenance. TRAINING
MODULES:

5 DURATION:
15 minutes each
GREEN
CERTIFICATIONS,
LABELS,
AND
STANDARDS
Industry certifications in building, consumer products, environmentallandscaping, fleet management, lodging/tourism are examples of the areas thatwill be covered.
 TRAINING
MODULES:

4 DURATION:
15 minutes each
 17

  18. 18. Sustainability Education SeriesGREEN
 SUPPLY
 CHAIN
 MANAGEMENT/SUSTAINABLE
PURCHASING
PRACTICESThese modules cover every stage in manufacturing from the product design torecycle or disposal.  Information offered is in a combined series – The topicscover every stage in manufacturing, from the product design to recycling ordisposal. We describe the impact of green to the supply chain management. TRAINING
MODULES:

6 DURATION:
15 minutes each 18

  19. 19. Sustainability Education SeriesWASTE
MANAGEMENT
This training series identifies strategic measures for understanding waste streams,completing a facility-wide waste assessment, identifying resources, ensuringcompliance with regulations. Topics explored include: advancing technologies toreduce waste, increasing recycling and reuse, developing sources of renewableenergy. TRAINING
MODULES:

6 DURATION:
15 minutes eachTRANSPORTATION
/
GREEN
FLEET
MANAGEMENT
Improved transportation plans significantly impacts air quality, land use, qualityof life and addresses the negative health impacts. This series will provide a reviewof alternative fuel options, green fleet concepts, and efficient transportationsystems which can result in economic and health benefits. TRAINING
MODULES:

4 DURATION:
15 minutes each 19

  20. 20. Sustainability Education SeriesWATER
RESOURCES
AND
CONSERVATION
This series promotes water resources and conservation as a top priority.Guidance is offered on how to implement proper landscaping techniques as wellas a water conservation plan TRAINING
MODULES:

5 DURATION:
15 minutes eachENVIRONMENTAL
/
CARBON
ACCOUNTING
Identify opportunities by implementing Environmental /Carbon Accounting aspart of your Sustainability Plan. TRAINING
MODULES:

4 DURATION:
15 minutes each 20

  21. 21. Sustainability Education SeriesGREEN
CLEANING
PRACTICES/FOOD
SERVICE
Green Cleaning Practices are an important aspect of healthier indoor air quality.Food Service information is offered on how to create an environmentally andsocially responsible food system. TRAINING
MODULES:

4 DURATION:
15 minutes eachRENEWABLE
ENERGY

Incorporating use of renewable energy in Sustainability Planning initiatives is acrucial element in lowing operations and management costs over the long haul. TRAINING
MODULES:

3 DURATION:
15 minutes each 21

  22. 22. 22

  23. 23. Create
your
Cer0ficates
• Topics
need
to
be
embedded
into
training
strategies
• Government
employees
and
community
businesses
need
to
feel
part
of
the
ac6on
and
need
direc6on.
Thank
you,
Kerry
Mitchell
Green
Educa6on
Online
kerry@greeneduca6ononline.com
941‐779‐4592
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