Floridians for Solar Choice

CORE REQUIREMENTS

You must complete ALL 6 core requirements and earn a minimum of 25 elective points - at least 2 points from each of the four main leadership categories (Plan, Do, Communicate, Sustain). We recognize that this list might be overwhelming, but once you start reading through, we are sure you will see that you have already been doing a lot of this work!

EcoLeader Project URL (project must be hosted in NWF EcoLeader community to be eligible for certification)
http://www.nwfecoleaders.org/projects/home/134
Core Requirements
1. Developed an EcoLeader profile, including my personal EcoMission., 2. Contributed to a project in one or more of the following ways: created or added to the EcoLeader project profile, project updates pages, and/or the application for certified project status. Project name and URL are listed below. (All projects must be hosted on EcoLeaders site to be eligible for certification), 3. Informed myself of leadership models and principals in one or more of the following ways: Read articles on leadership, participated in an NWF EcoLeaders webinar series, and/or participated in equivalent program offered by other organizations., 4. Encouraged the wider EcoLeaders community by contributing an idea, question, comment, article, video or photo in the community related to my or others’ projects, or to relevant leadership topics., 5. Secured one or more endorsers for my EcoLeader Recognition application who are willing to support my career and civic endeavors and to serve as references as I apply for career or continuing education opportunities.
Endorser First Name
Kayana
Endorser Last Name
Gaines
Endorser Title
Program Coordinator
Endorser Organization
Florida A&M University Sustainability Institute
Endorser Email
kayana.gaines@famu.edu

PLAN

You’ve identified what you’re passionate about and declared your EcoMission, and you’re ready to take action to bring about positive change on your campus or in your community, good for you! Now it’s time to map out a plan that will help you stay on track and be prepared to succeed. Taking the time to create a well thought-out plan will help your project run as smoothly as possible.

VISIONING, PLANNING, OR RESEARCH
Identified a need and invented a project to address it., Clarified project outcomes and measures of success.

DO

PROJECT MANAGMENT AND LOGISTICS
Developed a project management plan with timeline and assigned tasks to team members. , Secured use of building space, land, goods or services., Organized materials, goods or services needed for volunteer service. , Kept a team up-to-date regularly over the course of the project.
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE
Learned a new technology to help with the project.

COMMUNICATE

Started and maintained a website or blog for the project., Contributed to one or more EcoLeader forums to share lessons learned. , Took photos or videos at project events, and secured releases for their use., Reached out to diverse groups on campus or in the community that had not been previously engaged in the project.
MEASUREMENT, EVALUATION AND REPORTING
Developed a summary report on goals, findings or impacts.

SUSTAIN

CELEBRATING AND RECOGNIZING
Applied for an award or other recognition for the project awarded by a third-party that is not employed by the campus (e.g., this can include the NWF application for EcoLeader project recognition or other local or international awards).
FOSTERING REFLECTION AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Facilitated reflection on lessons learned with one or more teams., Reviewed and revised plans, goals, or policies., Helped develop a plan to broaden and sustain engagement.
CULTIVATING ENERGY AND RENEWAL
Facilitated wellness for myself and others through physical exercise., Cultivated a mentor or sought advice from others to help manage my personal and professional growth., Participated in a professional association or other support group of individuals who have similar goals, opportunities and challenges., Engaged the support of professionals with team building, leadership, communications or structure. , Contributed to the cultivation of meaningful and friendly relationships with one or more team members, e.g., organizing meals together, hikes, birdwatching, or similar opportunities.
Other: Add up to three other actions that you think are important:
Conducting petitions within the local community. Engaging members of the university and community at large through social media. Delivering a call to action to community members.

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Date Added: Dec 22, 2015
Date Last Modified: Dec 22, 2015