Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.38
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2011
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Anne Arundel Community College
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.24 / 7.00 Richard Cerkovnik
STEM Center
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program:

1. Green Building Technical Professional: Develop the skills needed to identify green building technologies that provide the most value to a construction project;
2. Welding for Work STICK, MIG & TIG: Identified as a Green Job in preparing material and performing fillet and grove, flat, horizontal and vertical fillets welds using green products to enhance performance and sustainability.
3. HVACR Entry Level Technician: Develop the skills to implement efficiencies in heating and cooling equipment in residential and commercial properties.
4. Go Solar: Maryland Energy Sector Partnership Grant in partnership with Anne Arundel County Workforce Investment Board, Independent Electrical Contractors. For those entering the solar Photovoltaic (PV) industry interested in developing basic skills and understanding of electrical and mechanical solar PV array design components, safety information and the option of taking NABCEP;s Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge of Solar PV Systems.

Year the certificate program was created:
1. Green Building Technical Professional: Oct. 2009
2. Welding for Work STICK, MIG & TIG: May 2011
3. HVACR : March 2010
4. Go Solar: MESP Grant August 2010 – Dec 2012

Year the certificate program was created:

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

The website indicates current offerings of sustainability focused courses. There are numerous sustainability related courses that may not appear on the website due to current offerings.

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