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US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) - Meeting and Public Hearing

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
MDC Kendall Campus  - Building 6- Auditorium - Room 6120
5:30 - 9 pm

EEI hosts a public hearing sponsored by the US Fish and Wildlife Services to raise awareness and share information with the public regarding concerns surrounding development of land in pine rockland areas and the significance of pine rockland habitat and its dependent species, with a particular focus on the Miami Tiger Beetle, which has been proposed for consideration to be listed as a State-designated Threatened species.

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Professional Development Opportunities - MDC Faculty, Staff and Administration



Supportive. Sustainable Community Agriculture
This workshop focuses on the operations of a non-profit organic farm and market in the South Florida region that also serves as a job skills training facility. Participants will tour Verde Gardens with its 145 LEED-certified “green” town homes for formerly homeless families with disabilities and a 22-acre organic farm.
Verde Community Farm and Market, Homestead
12690 SW 280th Street, Homestead, FL 33033
Saturday, January 30, 2016           9 am - 12 Noon
Facilitated by Chuck Lyons, Verde Community Farm Director
6 hour Professional Development Credit
To Register, Reference #
911560

Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability (Part 1)
A Four-part Lunch and Learn Series

examining the interrelationships of and interconnections between peace, social and economic  justice, racial and gender equity and environmental sustainability.  It also explores systems thinking as a way to make sense of complex systems and problems.

Beginning February  - See Campus Homepages  for dates and times
InterAmerican - To Register and for date/time -Reference #
911535
North - To Register and for date/time - 
Reference #
911536
Four Wednesdays   --- First Wednesday - 12 Noon - 1 pm   
Followed by Three Wednesdays  - 12 Noon - 1:30 pm
Facilitated by Earth Ethics Institute Staff
11 hours of Professional Development Credit

Seeing Systems: Peace, Equity and Regeneration (Part 2)
A Four-part Lunch and Learn Series
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identifying solutions supporting peace
Beginning January  - See Campus Homepages  for dates and times
Kendall - To Register and for date/time - Reference
# 911552
Wolfson - To Register and for date/time
- Reference #
911557
Four Wednesdays (except Kendall - Five)   ---
First Wednesday - 12 Noon - 1 pm   
Followed by Three Wednesdays  - 12 Noon - 1:30 pm
(Kendall - Four Wednesdays 12 Noon - 1:10 pm)
Facilitated by Earth Ethics Institute Staff
11 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Systems Thinking and System Dynamics Modeling
MDC  Wolfson Campus, Room 3404-8
Friday, February 19, 2016               2-5 pm
Facilitated by David Roman,
Energy Policy Manager at Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
6 hours of Professional Development Credit
Systems Thinking (ST) is a way of seeing and talking about the world that helps us better understand complexity and change. ST allows us to see feedback responses rather than linear cause-effect chains, to see patterns of change rather than a static “snapshot”.
To Register, Reference #
911563

 

Programs for Faculty and Staff- Ongoing

Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

Sustainability Education Professional Development Opportunities

Sustainability and Earth Literacy Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Courses in Collaboration with EEI

EEI and Florida International University (FIU)


Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum                      

Immersions for Your Classes

Sustainability Learning Lunches
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The Next Generation of Global Leaders are Stepping Forward - JOIN US!

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience - Apply In December!

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