The Greater Burlington Sustainability Education Network (GBSEN) in the state of Vermont, USA, is a Regional Center of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development, recognized by the United Nations University.
A member of a global network with over 168 RCEs from around the world, GBSEN promotes education, training, and public awareness to create a sustainable future for the greater Burlington region through the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Our goal is to promote the work of sustainability practitioners in the region and encourage collaboration to strengthen existing and new sustainability initiatives.
Our network is comprised of educators, students, non-profits, government leaders, businesses, and community members. If you are interested in joining the network, please contact Jen Cirillo at Shelburne Farms email@example.com or Walter Poleman at the University of Vermont firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, August 9, 2020 to Sunday, August 23, 2020
These events span the '20-'21 school year: Shelburne Farms and UP for Learning are excited to announce the 5th annual Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability (CPS). This year, YOUTH-ADULT TEAMS from middle level communities will spend a year together connecting the promising efforts of Act 77 — personalized learning, flexible pathways to graduation — to that of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Download information (PDF)