|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Sept. 23, 2019|
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00|
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
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):
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
The Office of Campus Sustainability offers workshops and training to staff across campus, including through the Sustainability Forum held by the President's Sustainability Council. Additional training series are put on by the Office of Campus Sustainability for specific groups (eg. University Advancement currently has a series called Serve that focuses on sustainability as a tool to community service and service to the institution). Staff in Facilities are offered extensive professional development opportunities related to sustainability, including conference and expo attendance, training, and professional credentialing. Human Resources requires all employees to complete annual on line training on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Office of Campus Sustainability provides sustainability training as part of new staff orientation.
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):
Host LEED GA training, LEED AP (w/specialty) training, USGBC Greencon events, attendance at AASHE workshops or annual conference, APPA workshops on green cleaning, COAA and AIA workshops/conferences related to green construction. Host and attendance various conference/workshops supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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) :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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