Career and Technical Education

Online course

Student Certification in Sustainability

GEF Institute recognizes the unique needs of career tech schools and students. The Institute's certification course is available to students to take online, at their own pace. Upon completion of the course requirements, students take an online certification test and, with a passing score, will be sent a GEF Institute certificate. We will work with your administrators and testing center to offer custom dates, certificates, and more.

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Classroom Based Green Building Courses

Equip your students with fundamental knowledge of sustainability and green building that will prepare them for success in green jobs. Customize your own program of study based on desired length and topics. Classroom courses can be utilized as blended learning curriculum for a more vibrant, interactive student experience. Courses include everything teachers need to fully implement a robust green building curriculum.

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The Growing Green Economy

Career Tech schools across the nation are busy training the next generation of leaders in energy efficiency, water systems, green building, and more. GEF Institute recognizes the need to provide students with cutting edge information that will prepare them for success in higher education or in the workplace. A recent report by the United National Environment Programme (UNep) showed that in the U.S. alone "there are now about three million "green jobs", in sectors such as wind power and energy efficiency." Additionally, a net gain of between 50-60 million new jobs will be created globally in the next two decades. 

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