We gratefully acknowledge the following partner organizations that contribute content, ideas and knowledge to these pages.
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education(AASHE) is a membership-based association of colleges and universities working to advance sustainability in higher education in the U.S. and Canada. Their mission is to promote sustainability in all sectors of higher education–from governance and operations to curriculum and outreach–through education, communication, research and professional development. Bioneers has worked with AASHE leadership to identify and promote leading-edge projects and developments in higher education. Bioneers also offers AASHE members a discount on all materials and Beaming Conferences.
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a public foundation located in Berkeley, CA, whose mission is education for sustainable living. It has been a pioneer in providing tools, reasoning, and support for combining hands-on experience in the natural world with curricular innovation in K–12 education. A long-time Bioneers partner, the Center for Ecoliteracy authoredEcological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World, the third book in the Bioneers Series and frequently host workshops at the Bioneers Conference.
The Cloud Institute, based in New York, is working to ensure the viability of sustainable communities by leveraging changes in K-12 school systems to prepare young people for the shift toward a sustainable future. As one of the premier educational organizations doing this work, the Cloud Institute equips school systems K-12 and their communities with the core content, competencies and habits of mind that characterize education for a sustainable future. Bioneers and the Cloud Institute are working together on a pilot project to highlight the availability and value of the Bioneers catalog to teachers for exemplar educational source materials.
The National Wildlife Federation is America’s largest conservation education and advocacy organization, driven by a mission to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future. They work with more than 4 million members, partners and supporters in communities across the country to protect and restore wildlife habitat, confront global warming and connect with nature. NWF’s Campus Ecology program is leading the way in the effort to transform the nation's college campuses into living models of an ecologically sustainable society.
Second Nature’s mission is to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education. Since 1993, Second Nature has worked with over 4,000 faculty and administrators at more than 500 colleges and universities to help make the principles of sustainability fundamental to every aspect of higher education. Bioneers has partnered with Second Nature’s Campus Green Builder program to provide discounted access to materials, events and broadcasts to all Title III & V under-resourced and minority serving institutions.
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), is a professional association dedicated to comprehensive, integrated planning in higher education institutions. It is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with an affiliation to the School of Education at the University of Michigan, and currently has 5,000 members in 24 countries worldwide. The mission of SCUP is to be a community dedicated to providing its members with the knowledge and resources to establish and achieve institutional planning goals within the context of best practices in institutional planning.