New Student Guide Offers Steps for Peer-to-Peer Campus Sustainability Training

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus Ecology program are pleased to announce the release of a new, step-by-step guide to creating student peer-to-peer sustainability education programs—often known as “Eco-Rep” programs—on college campuses. Authored by Champlain College Sustainability Director Christina Erickson, “Student Sustainability Educators: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining an Eco-Rep Program on Your Campus” takes readers through the design, implementation and evaluation stages of an Eco-Rep program. Visit www.nwf.org/EcoReps for more information or to read the guide.

“For me personally, this guide is a goal realized,” said Erickson. “When I completed my doctoral dissertation I wanted the findings, which I routinely field requests for, to be shared in a user-friendly way. I turned to two organizations who I knew could make this happen, and they willingly obliged.”

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