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

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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 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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