Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.87
Liaison Kat Davis
Submission Date July 16, 2021

STARS v2.2

Boise State University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Arie Weidemaier
Graduate Fellow
Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Yes

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

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
1-24%

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

Boise State provides several programs to support staff development for all employees including:

WordPress and Web Accessibility Training: Provided by the Office of Information Technology, the regular workshops concentrate on making all Boise State websites accessible.
https://www.boisestate.edu/oit-training/calendar-of-classes/wordpress/

BUILD Certificate Training Program: Sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, the certificate program helps faculty and staff gain knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus.
https://www.boisestate.edu/ctl/inclusive-excellence/build/

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit: The annual summit focuses on increasing the knowledge and skills of all attendees to engage in inclusive practices.
https://www.boisestate.edu/bsi/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/dei-summit/


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

NA


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
1-24%

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

The form Boise State uses for classified and professional employee annual evaluations includes a section on "Employee Development" where any professional development or training activities can be listed.
The sustainability related positions on campus, such as the Sustainability Coordinator, the Extra Mile Arena Assistant Director of Housekeeping - Sustainability & Energy Management, as well as the Energy Manager all have sustainability as a priority included in their performance evaluations.


Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Inclusion of these training programs in this credit is based on the Goals and Targets established in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (https://sdgs.un.org/2030agenda).

WordPress and Web Accessibility Training helps fulfill Goal 4
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all - 4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university and Goal; 4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

BUILD Certificate Training Program helps fulfill Goal 4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all - 4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university; 4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations. Goal 5 Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls - 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere; 5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. Goal 10 Reduce inequality within and among countries - 10.2 By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit helps fulfill Goal 4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all - 4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university; 4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations. Goal 5 Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls - 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere; 5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. Goal 10 Reduce inequality within and among countries - 10.2 By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

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