Save 20% on GEF Institute Professional Development Online Courses and Certificate Programs during Green Week Kickoff!

WebTo celebrate the kickoff of another great National Green Week campaign, you can save 20% on your purchase at GEF Institute. The Institute is GEF’s division that offers sustainability focused online professional development courses and certificates, classroom curriculum and more to high school and college students, adults and businesses across the country.

Here’s how: use the coupon code ‘greenweek’ when you check out and click recalculate! It’s that easy.

Keep reading to learn more about the Institute’s online courses, certificates and classroom curriculum.

Certificates in Sustainability

GEF Institute offers distinct levels of certificates to encourage and motivate participants to take steps toward sustainability literacy and action. In this critical field of study, all levels of expertise must be acknowledged as an achievement, and then built upon. Each subsequent level incorporates requirements from the previous levels, so you’re never doubling up or missing fundamental knowledge, no matter where you start. Academic and professional development credits are available for the K-12 Sustainability Education Specialist Certificate and the Sustainability Fellow Certificate.

Online Courses

GEF Institute’s online courses are the components of the certificate programs. So often times, by completing an online course you’ve also met the requirements to earn a certificate! Each course is offered online, on-demand so you can take it at your own pace, on your own time. All you need is an internet connection! Courses include video narrations, activities, readings, glossary and quizzes to offer a fun and engaging learning experience.

Classroom Based Blended Learning Curriculum

These blended learning and classroom courses for high school classrooms focus on green building principles and practices. Educators login to our online system to access everything you need to conduct successful sustainability lessons and building audits including lessons, transparencies, presentations, pacing guide and teaching manual. Available topics cover a breadth of important sustainability concepts that are sure to inspire students. Courses are delivered in their digital format and include the materials listed here. You can also download a sample lesson and handout to see what our materials are like!

For more information about GEF Institute, or to inquire about discounted pricing for a group, please email

About Green Education Foundation (GEF)

Mission Green Education Foundation (GEF), a non-profit organization, is committed to creating a sustainable future through education. Sustainability Education provides educators with the real-world applied learning models that connect science, technology, and math education with the broader human concerns of environmental, economic, and social systems. GEF provides curriculum and resources to K-12 students and teachers worldwide with the goal of challenging youth to think holistically and critically about global environmental concerns and solutions. Visit to register for free and to gain full access to GEF’s comprehensive library of standards-based lessons and activities.
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