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College of Marin Profile Community college serving Marin County and surrounding region Consists of two campuses: Kentfield and Indian Valley Serves approximately 9,000 students each term Existing academic programs in: Environmental Science Environmental Landscaping Significant opportunity to leverage campus and community partners to host student projects

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College of MarinProfile• Community college serving Marin County and

surrounding region• Consists of two campuses: Kentfield and Indian

Valley• Serves approximately 9,000 students each term• Existing academic programs in:• Environmental Science• Environmental Landscaping

• Significant opportunity to leverage campus and community partners to host student projects

Facilities, Maintenance, and OperationsGregNelson,VicePresidentofCollegeOperations

KeyEnergyProjects:• SolarPVoncampus• Kentfield,IndianValleyCollege

• Undergroundgeothermalsystem• Teslabatterystoragebeta• Energymanagementsystems• ConnectiontoPG&Eprograms:• SavingsbyDesign

MoreSustainabilityInitiatives:• ZeroWasteInitiative• USGreenBuildingCouncil

• Poolwaterrecycling/efficiency• Facilities/equipmentinventories

Campus Goals and Opportunities for Energize Colleges

● Expand academic and career pathways through work-based learning

● Establish channels for students to support campus facilities projects

● Support the area high schools to college pipeline

● To integrate sustainability content into all courses and articulation criteria

● Tailor student internship course for energy focused projects

College of Marin

College of Marin

Energize College Fellow: Joanne Wong

○ Former community college transfer student, pursuing Biology and Environmental Studies

○ Completed Masters in Urban and Regional Planning at UCLA 2016

○ Seeking a career in sustainability in the environment & educational field

Faculty and Academic Engagement

● Met with CTE & Academic Deans to identify intersection of COM & Energize Colleges academic goals

● Tailored outreach to faculty to engage in curriculum design/development projects

● Planned November 17th introductory meeting with interested faculty

● Preliminary projects likely include energy engineering, electronics, and storage courses

College of Marin: EnCo Planning

Internships and Campus Facilities

● Worked with Energy & Sustainability Staff to brainstorm campus and community student project hosts

● Identified potential fall start internship projects and supervisors

● Planned November 8 campus-based internship supervisor launch meeting

High School and Community Engagement

● Existing Internship Program supports HS interns throughout County

● Supported by: Dominican University, Marin County Office of Education, San Rafael Chamber of Commerce

● Marin School of Environmental Leadership (MarinSEL)

● Internship Partnership with COM & Skyline College

● County of Marin

● Tesla: Energy Storage Partnership with COM

● SunEdison: Solar PV Array

College of Marin: Community Partners