The pressing need for new energy sources, efficient energy and water management and resource conservation are creating new industries, and providing community colleges with unprecedented opportunities to enrich the communities they serve and to play a role in building a better future for California.
California has an unequalled combination of forward-thinking policy, technological know-how and public support for sustainability. It is the world’s ninth-largest economy, larger than Russia or Canada.
To remain an international leader in green innovation and economic growth, California needs workers with the skills that green jobs require. Community colleges in the state, which train the great majority of students pursuing higher education, are responding to this need, creating curriculum and building facilities that reflect sustainable concepts in application.
The Expo is your chance to discover the latest green innovations. Hundreds of companies will be on hand, with products and services ranging from energy efficient lighting to curriculum resources.
Keynotes and Expo are FREE to registered attendees!
Maximizing the Impact of Prop 39 Funds
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Over the next five years, Prop 39 will bring hundreds of millions of dollars to California community colleges for energy efficiency programs.
This is welcome support for the system, but if campus energy programs are to achieve their full potential, Prop 39 grants will need to be supplemented with funds from other sources and integrated into the susainability programs that are being planned and implemented on community college campuses.
For the first year of Prop 39 implementation, and possibly beyond, community colleges and K-12 schools will each have a separate set of guidelines to follow in order to receive funds.
This interactive seminar at the 2013 Green California Community Colleges Summit will provide an in-depth look at the guidelines for community colleges, as well as strategies that have enabled campuses to make the most of their investments in efficiency.
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Who should attend?
Superintendents and Presidents
Facility Planners & Designers
Building Maintenance Managers
Workforce Development Specialists
Career and Tech Training Specialists
Curriculum Directors and Instructors
Government Officials and Policymakers
Anyone involved with implementing green and sustainable activities in schools!
Become a Partner in Learning - Meet at the Summit!
The Partners in Learning program is an opportunity for professional organizations that want to meet onsite at the Summit, a dynamic atmosphere that is designed to inspire, inform and encourage interaction.
As a courtesy, Green Technology provides free meeting space for all Partners in Learning. There are also substantial registration discounts for group members that want to participate in Summit activities. Audio/visual equipment and catering are not provided, but can be arranged and purchased through the Convention Center. In addition, discounted rates may be available at area hotels to accommodate out of town attendees.
If your organization is interested in holding a scheduled meeting at the Summit please call 626.577.5700