E.A.R.T.H. Forward Summit

Education + Adaptation + Resiliency + Technology + Humanity + Sustainability

EARTH ForwardAbout

The E.A.R.T.H. Forward Summit is for students, staff, and faculty who are interested in taking action towards a more sustainable future through Education, Adaptation, Resiliency, and Technology for all of Humanity. Join students, staff, and faculty from across the district for an inspiring and beneficial day.


10:15 am - 12:00 pm 
Keynote and workshop
Dr. David White, Arizona State University
“Transformational solutions" informing "sustainability transitions"

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Session 1 (Focus: Teaching)
“How do you see more collaboration happening with faculty on Sustainability Projects?”

2:05 pm - 3:00 pm 
Faculty Session 2 (Focus: Facilities/Operations)

Date & Location

Date: Friday, March 30, 2018
Time: 10:15 am – 3:30 pm 
Location: Mesa Community College
Kirk Student Center - Navajo Room
1833 W Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85202​

Register for E.A.R.T.H. Forward Online

Faculty Professional Growth

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For More Information Contact

Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction
(480) 731-8300 | mcli@domail.maricopa.edu


Keynote Speaker

Dr. David White, Arizona State University

Dr. David White, Arizona State University 2018 E.A.R.T.H. Forward Summit Keynote Speaker Dave White is Professor in the Arizona State University School of Community Resources and Development. His scholarship is focused on understanding and enhancing the linkages between science and policy for sustainability. White also serves as Director of the ASU Decision Center for a Desert City, which brings together scientists and stakeholders to develop transformational solutions for water sustainability transitions.

Professor White is internationally-recognized for his contributions to environmental social sciences. He is widely published and cited in the academic literature and his work has been covered in popular media including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and National Public Radio.

He also holds appointments with ASU as Senior Sustainability Scientist with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Fellow of the Global Security Initiative, and Fellow of the PLuS Alliance. White is a recipient of the President's Medal for Social Embeddedness from Arizona State University and the Celebrating Natural Resources Award from the University of Idaho.

Guest Speakers

Sean Whitcomb, Mesa Community College

Jarod Raithel, Estrella Mountain Community College