Course Description

A framework for guiding district-scale teams to deliver Equitable, Resilient, Sustainable Communities from the neighborhood up

EcoDistricts Faculty

Thank you for your interest in the EcoDistricts Foundation Course. This course covers EcoDistricts Certified, the new model for urban and community development that puts equity, resilience and climate protection at the center of all decisions.It also prepares you to take the EcoDistricts Accredited Professional exam. EcoDistricts AP is the only credential demonstrating a commitment to sustainable, equitable neighborhoods that meet the EcoDistricts Certified standard.Course FeesEcoDistricts Members: $145 (please log in here to access your discount code)Private Sector Nonmembers: $245Public Sector Employees: $125Students and Community-Based Organization Employees: $95Become a member today and take advantage of discounts on the Online Foundation Course and AP Exam!For questions or issues, email us at: events@ecodistricts.org

Course curriculum

  • 1

    MODULE 0: INTRODUCTION TO ECODISTRICTS CERTIFIED

    • An Introduction to EcoDistricts Certified (20:30)

  • 2

    MODULE ONE: OVERVIEW OF PROTOCOL

    • Overview of the EcoDistricts Protocol and Certification (30:12)

    • SLIDES Module 1 (PDF)

  • 3

    MODULE TWO: IMPERATIVES COMMITMENT

    • Establishing Imperatives (28:05)

    • SLIDES Module 2 (PDF)

  • 4

    MODULE THREE: PRIORITIES

    • Using the Framework Priorities to establish goals (25:24)

    • CASE STUDY: Millvale Ecodistrict Equitable Community Development in Pennsylvania

    • SLIDES Module 3 (PDF)

  • 5

    MODULE FOUR: FORMATION

    • Using the Formation Phase to setup your Team for success (21:49)

    • SLIDES Module 4 (PDF)

  • 6

    MODULE FIVE: ROADMAP

    • Creating a Roadmap for your District (36:16)

    • SLIDES Module 5 (PDF)

  • 7

    MODULE SIX: PERFORMANCE

    • Measuring Performance toward achieving your targets (6:31)

    • SLIDES Module 6 (PDF)

  • 8

    MODULE SEVEN: COURSE RECAP

    • A quick recap of the course (6:07)

    • SLIDES Module 7 (PDF)

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