Jade Leadership Certificate

JADE LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATE
The Jade Certificate is designed to help students recognize the importance of sustainability issues in their personal and professional lives and to understand their responsibilities as individuals and community members to promote and encourage sustainable practices. The Jade certificate provides both a theoretical and practical foundation for students looking to take on leadership roles in the movement to build a more sustainable society.

The Jade Certificate will be awarded upon completion of eight workshops, including the four required workshops (If Sustainability is the Solution, What is the Problem?, From Preservation to Conservation to Sustainability and Intergenerational Equity, The Historical Origins of the Current Environmental Crisis, Beyond the 3 Rs: Education for Living in Ethical and Sustainable Ways) and submission of journal reflections for each workshop.

REQUIRED WORKSHOPS:

  • Beyond the 3Rs: An Education for Living in Ethical and Sustainable Ways 11/4 & 4/9
  • From Preservation to Conservation to Sustainability and Intergenerational Equity 9/26 & 2/17
  • If Sustainability is the Solution, What is the Problem? 9/11, & 2/5
  • The Historical Origins of the Current Environmental Crisis 10/16 & 3/3

    ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS:

  • Activism, Disruptions, and Eco-Terrorism 10/21
  • Assessing Attitudes about Sustainability 9/23
  • Community Resource Mapping 10/2, 1/20 & 2/5
  • Critical Evaluation of Energy Use Choices in the Context of Our Changing Climate 11/5 & 2/11
  • EcoHouse Panel Discussion 10/2
  • How to Grow an Organic Garden 3/26
  • Live Green Expo 2/19
  • Planning and Leading Service Trips 1/30
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers 10/9 & 2/26
  • Social Justice Series:
    - Critical Evaluation of Energy Use 11/5 & 2/11
    - Leadership in Energy Sustainability 3/10
  • Social Change Model of Leadership 10/8 & 1/29
  • Sustainability: Debating the Issues 3/10
  • What is Civic & Community Engagement? 9/4 & 1/29
 

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