Working Groups

Education and Research

Programs & Resources

ERWG Programs

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Sustainability Community of Practice (for faculty)

This cohort of faculty attends a multi-day workshop, focused on bringing sustainability into the classroom, no matter the discipline. Past cohorts has been diverse, interdisciplinary faculty that are passionate about issues in sustainability. 

Read about a former SCoP participant, Sylvia Martinez, PhD and her experience.

Learn more or apply 

Sustainability Course Development Fellowship (for faculty)

This fellowship program provides faculty with the resources to develop new courses in sustainability. 

More information about SCDF

Sustainability Research Development Grant (for students) 

The SRDG gives motivated undergraduates the opportunity to research a sustainability project of their own. 

More information on SRDG

Higher Education Resources

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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

By creating a diverse community engaged in sharing ideas and promising practices, AASHE provides administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as the business that serve them, with: thought leadership and essential knowledge resources; outstanding opportunities for professional development; and a unique framework for demonstrating the value and competitive edge created by sustainability initiatives. They also administer the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, otherwise known as stars, where campuses self-report sustainability progress.

Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) 

The HEASC Sustainability Fellows Program offers professionals the opportunity to promote interdisciplinary and cross-functional collaborations in sustainability education. Projects may include: conducting international outreach, seeking funding opportunities for publications by HEASC, support the “Campus as a Living Lab” initiative. Find additional information about the fellowships and the application process by following this link:

Other Resources

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National Center for Science Education (NCSE)

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents, and concerned citizens working to keep evolution and climate science in public school science education. It educates the press and public about the scientific and educational aspects of controversies surrounding the teaching of evolution and climate change, and supply needed information and advice to defend good science education at local, state, and national levels. The 5000 members are scientists, teachers, clergy, and citizens with diverse religious and political affiliations.