Green and Sustainability Standards for Career Pathways

Green and Sustainability Standards for Career Pathways, from the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy are now available at

This information is applicable to all career pathways  and can be used in all discipines. Additional specific standards are included for: Architecture and Construction; Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; IT; Manufacturing; Transportation, Distribution and Logistics; STEM.


The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council proudly introduces the Green Classroom Professional Certificate Program. The program encourages sustainable practices in classrooms to further the mission of creating green schools for everyone within this generation.

Green classroom professionals advocate for healthier, more environmentally responsible places in which to work and teach. With the Green Classroom Professional Certificate, the classroom will turn into a living laboratory, creating foundational awareness of greener lifestyles, energy savings, and environmental health in students and educators.