Teaching & Education

The growing interest in greening secondary and higher educational institutions ranges from greening the campuses, to incorporating ecoliteracy in academic programs, to providing community education programs on sustainability topics. Andrés Edwards works with a variety of academic institutions and nonprofits to develop sustainability education programs.

Programs - partial list


Prescott College
Prescott, Arizona
Lecturer and Graduate Advisor

Andrés Edwards has lectured to the students in Prescott College’s Sustainability Education program— the first PhD. program in Sustainability Education in the US. He is currently a Graduate Advisor in Prescott’s Master of Arts Program (MAP) in Environmental Studies. (2007 - Present)


Center for Livable Futures (CLF)
Inverness, California

As the education arm or the Ecological Design Institute, the Center for Livable Futures (formerly Center for Regenerative Design) educates local community members and collaborates with higher education institutions, K-12 schools, local organizations and businesses to develop programs that highlight opportunities to support a livable future. The CLF introduces the principles of ecological design to children and youth through hands-on design/build projects linking culture, nature and technology. Using the local site as the primary context for learning. CLF develops place-specific projects that incorporate design as an integrator between various subject matters. Ecological design projects include mapping, site planning and design, energy and food audits, garden design and construction, small building projects, among others. (2006 - 2008)


New College of California
North Bay Campus - Santa Rosa, California
Advisory Board

Andrés Edwards served on New College of California’s Advisory Board whose tasks included implementing the Strategic Plan for the Culture Ecology and Sustainable Community Master of Arts program, and creating alliances and partnerships with other sustainability education institutions. (2006- 2007)

"Andres did great work and delivered on a very tight schedule. Plus, it was refreshing working with a fellow LEED Accredited Professional."