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3rd Annual
Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium

A Green Economy for a Sustainable Future

Monday, April 5, 2010
9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Central Connecticut State University

  FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium's goal is to empower the CCSU community and citizens of the world with awareness and the knowledge need to move our society towards a harmonious existence with the Earth. 

The Global Environmental Sustainability Action Coalition (GESAC) invites you to learn and teach with us, as we empower the CCSU community and citizens of the world through a conversation about what we can-must- do to ensure that our children and grandchildren will realize a life that is just, prosperous, healthy and in harmony with our one and only home, Earth.

Symposium Theme: A Green Economy for a Sustainable Future         

Proposals should be related, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Redefining traditional concepts of jobs, training and education
  • Environmental entrepreneurial enterprises and opportunities
  • Tax incentives for home, business and community
  • Local, state and federal policy regarding green economics 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

We are now accepting proposals for the 2010 Symposium. Submissions must be sent via e-mail to gesac.ccsu@gmail.com.  

To view the guidelines, please go to Call for Proposals.

All proposals to present or perform must be recieved by Friday, October 2nd 2009 at 4:00 PM EST.

Abstract Submissions for the Symposium Proceedings must be recieved by November 1st, 2009 at 4:00 PM EST.

 

Pedagogy for a Positive Future

Connecticut Teacher Educators’ Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development

October 30, 2009, 9 am -2:00 pm

CCSU, Connecticut Room, Memorial Hall

Purpose: This workshop is designed to help teacher educators learn more about Sustainability Education and how it can be incorporated into the curriculum to prepare teacher candidates.  

Speakers:  Matt Dubel – Coordinator, Sustainable Schools Project, Shelborne Farms Vermont mdubel@shelburnefarms.org  802-985-0331

David Sobel, Director, Teacher Education, Antioch University New England

dsobel@antioch.edu 603-283-2318

 

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