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IDS 1153 - Earth Literacy and Sustainability 1 -
Blended Course - Monday, 12:30 - 1:45 -
And Online
Reference #884317 - Register Now!

Professor Ileana Porges-West


Moving toward December - COP21 Climate Talks in Paris
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -

Experience MDC Live Arts' Art Installation
Holoscenes - Created by Lars Jan/Early Moring Opera
Wednesday, December 2, 2015,                    10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Saturday, December 3-5, 2015     2 pm - 8 pm
Produced by MAPP International Productions
An epic performance art installation that embodies the trauma of flooding, explores our troubled relationship to water, and contemplates our capacity for empahty, adaptation, and long-term thinking

Sea Level Rise - Blue Taping - Building 2 - Breezeway

Come to Wolfson Campus -12 Noon
See what 13 feet of sea level rise will look like
for our Wolfson campus

Film Screening

This Changes Everything  -
A film by Avi Lewis, Narrated by Naomi Klein

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Room 2106, 6:30 - 8 pm
Free and open to the public

This Changes Everything - Trailer




Activism 101 - Take Action
With Matthew Schwartz,
Director of the South Florida Wildlands Association

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
3 Pm - 4:30
Wolfson Campus, Room 3423
Link To Register



People's Climate Movement Miami

March For Real Climate Action  -
To Change Everything We Need Everyone
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
5 pm - Government Center, Downtown Miami
To sign up:




Environmental Leadership
Thursday - Sunday,  October 1– 4th, 2015
In Collaboration with Tropical Audubon Society
Thursday, October 1 - 3:30 - 5 pm Room 3210
Miami-Dade County Environmental Issues Overview -
Laura Reynolds
(Tropical Audubon) and Katy Sorenson (Good Government Initiative)
Communicating Passionately and Effectively- Anne Freedman

Friday, October 2 -  8 am  - 12 Noon
8 am - Yoga –Facilitated by Carlos Gonzalez
9 am - 12 Noon
Live Like you LIVE Here!
-South Florida Energy Generation and Water Connections
-Coastal Restoration for Urban Resiliency

12 Noon - 1:30 pm

Local and Sustainable Food Initiatives - Art Friedrich, Urban Oasis Project
1:30 - 4:30
Environment, Climate and County Resiliency


International Day of Peace
Monday, September 21, 2015
At 12 Noon -
Take a moment to think Global Peace


  EEI Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff


Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability
A Four-part Lunch and Learn Series

Wednesdays, September 30th, 2015     12 Noon - 1 pm
October 14th, October 21st, & November 4, 2015
12 Noon - 1:30 pm
Facilitated by
Angelica Alvarez

11 hours of Professional Development Credit,
To Register, Reference #

Environmental Leadership Summit -

A Series of Lectures and Workshops at Wolfson Campus
Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3, 2015
In collaboration with Tropical Audubon
MDC Faculty Registration and Student Lunch Registration
MDC Student Yoga Registration        MDC Student Virginia Key Registration

Community Registration (Outside MDC)


Tropical Audubon and  Earth Ethics Institute Collaboration
Oct 1, 2, 3  2015
Environment, Climate, and County Resiliency -

Wolfson Campus, Room 3210, Fri., Oct. 2                 12 Noon - 4:30 pm
(6.5 Hours Professional Development Credit) Reference #898822


2) Virginia Key North Point: A Sense of Place - 
Virginia Key, Sat., Oct 3                                  9 am - 12 Noon
Facilitated by Gary Milano, Fernando Bretos and Chelle King
(5 Hours of Professional Development Credit) Reference #898765



Join the
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network provides inclusive educational opportunities for the Miami Dade College community to explore global citizenship, ecological sustainability, and civic engagement, through understanding planetary challenges and limits and by developing values, skills, and behaviors that promote prosperity and communities of well-being.



Join YES! Club
Contact Angelica Alvarez or
Claudia Hernandez


   Programs for Faculty and Staff - Ongoing


Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)

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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Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

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Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course

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