Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.26
Liaison Tom Twist
Submission Date June 16, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bates College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 Tom Twist
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
25-49%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

All Facilities Services staff have the opportunity to attend our NNECERAPPA Conference, where whole threads of workshops are devoted to sustainability.

Every semester our Energy Manager gives training to staff and students on heating and building control systems, central steam plant operations, and electricity usage. We also host Envirolunch talks monthly, which are well attended by the staff.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

AASHE Conference!

Local Energy conferences - Drive Electric Maine, Maine Sustainable Energy Action Network, etc.

LEED ongoing credits

NNECERAPPA Conference


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
1-24%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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