Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Austin Peay State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Alexandra Wills
Director
Service Learning & Community Engagement
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
500

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
1

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
0.20

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

1. Sustainability Professional Certificate Prep SUS - PRO - 01
Energy availability is a real concern for everyone. Without energy or with access to much less energy than we currently use, we could not live in the same way, and life would not be easy. As an Sustainability Professional you will learn about this new ‘green’ paradigm, where energy plays a central role in our lives. Building an energy future which assures ample supplies of energy to meet our needs should be a major priority and of concern to all. Energy supply is a complex subject and many considerations come into play: science, technology, the economy, politics, the environment, energetic independence, national security, and so on.
This course exposes the student to financially, environmentally, and socially responsible objectives that are supported by strategies and achieved by clear tactics that have measurable outcomes. The student is introduced to methods of implementing technologies and practices and will also learn how to measure the consequent social and environmental performance for written reports and persuasive presentations.
2. Senior Sustainability Professional Certificate Prep
Our Senior Sustainability Professional program provides vital information to business leaders which enable them to take a practical stand on conservation concerns within a company. Certified Senior Sustainability Professionals have knowledge of sustainability across multiple functional areas and know how to balance internal and external sustainability practices for the betterment of an institutions environmental practice
3. Senior Sustainability Professional program (CSS) & (CGMA)
Sustainability Professional
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be equipped for an entry-level position in their field and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Sustainability Specialist (CSS).
Green Management
Upon successful completion of our Green Management course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Green Management Associate (CGMA).


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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