There are many ways you can participate:
- Join IEE, IEPC or the Petaluma Task Force
- Work on the Sustasinability template with IEPC and IEE
- Provide suggestions and ideas using the suggestion box
- let your voice be heard and advocate for greater sustainability at SRJC
Institute for Environmental Education
The function of the committee is to promote and enrich environmental education and to oversee the environmental program at Santa Rosa Junior College. Toward that end, the Institute has the following goals:
- Advocate for greater sustainability at SRJC
- Expand environmental course offerings at SRJC
- Coordinate the Environmental Forum (ENVST 40)
- Promote Staff Development opportunities related to environmental issues
- Oversee the Environmental Studies Major and advise environmental studies students
- Award Environmental Scholarships
SRJC is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE is an organization of colleges and universities that are working to advance sustainability in higher education.
In addition to a series of informative newsletters, AASHE offers an online Resource Center that includes assessment tools, policy and program databases, best practices, campus profiles, how-to guides, reports, discussion forums, and other resources.
SRJC faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for access to AASHE online resources. Anyone at our institution can create their own account to access member-only pages on AASHE’s website.
Take these steps to create an individual account: go to create member account and complete the user profile using your campus email address. After you receive your password by email, go to the login page, enter your email address (username) and new password, and you will have access to all locked resources.
The Community Green program represents the US Green Building Council's commitment to partnering with community colleges to educate the next generation of green building professionals.
Visit the Center for Green Schools for news and information and find out more about how you can:
The Center for Green Schools blog is a catalyst for ideas about incorporating sustainablity into education.
Visit Sustainable SRJC online! The mission of Sustainable SRJC is to encourage green practices and programs that improve the health and quality of the life of our college community, while restoring and protecting our natural resources and strengthening our regional economy.
Integrated Environmental Planning Committee
This is a presidential advisory committee that includes administrators, faculty, staff and students including representatives from Facilities Operations and Planning, the IEE, Career Technical Education, and Student Services. Its mission is to assist in:
- Facilitating environmental policies that enhance the education and training of students
- Identifying construction and renovation activities that promote green building concepts
- Promoting operation sustainability such as recycling, resource conservation, public forums, training and collaboration with local, state and federal entities