Advance environmental technology education through curriculum, professional, and program development.
To foster a network of educational communities, supported through public and private partnerships, which
ensure human health, safety, and global sustainability.
The goal of the EARTh Center is to leverage work of the Consortium partner leaders in environmental science technologies by collaborating with industries, public and government agencies, professional organizations, 2- and 4-year colleges and high schools to develop an integrated approach to education that defines and disseminates critical knowledge and skill requirements supporting the environmental and advanced technology industry.
Facilitate training needs analysis with educational, business and government organizations. Develop vocational and technical workforce training programs for business and industry by working with industry experts to identify job roles and perform job task analysis. Use a systematic approach to help organizations develop a strategic plan to reach their instructional goals using ADDIE. Develop k-16 environmental technology instructional materials, career charts, augmented virtual reality (AVR) modules and presentations.