Lessons Learned from Ecotech Education

By Kyle Crider of Ecotech Institute - Published by SustainableIndustries.com on Aug. 13, 2012.

Since Ecotech Institute opened its doors in 2010, it has learned as much as it has taught about ecotech careers and energy efficient facilities, and graduated its first class last spring.

“I was there when we cut the ribbon, well, when we announced that Ecotech Institute was coming to Aurora, Colorado…. When the Education Corporation of America saw this particular space as the space that would be part of the future of our country and then chose Colorado to be there, we were elated…. Many people asked us, ‘Ok, if you build this [clean economy] out where are the people that are gonna work in the industry, where are they going to come from?’ We think that the Ecotech Institute is one very important part of that.” ~Bill Ritter, Former Governor of Colorado and Director of the Colorado State Center for the New Energy Economy.

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Kyle Crider is Manager – Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute and Education Corporation of America.