Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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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:

Facilities and Housing staff are invited to monthly safety trainings run through OH&S. One of these trainings is a general recycling and sustainability training run annually.

Through the Sustainable Landscape Plan, Grounds specifically is guaranteed access to one professional training per year related to sustainable landscaping to ensure their competency in this topic.


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

At least once a year (though usually more), Grounds staff are offered opportunities to attend a free professional workshop on sustainable landscaping. This is usually a class offered through the water utilities that supply the campus.

Staff members of Central Plant are regularly registered for energy efficiency training courses through Southern California Edison.

Both types of professional training allow participants to use paid time to attend, and includes mileage reimbursement for travel. Most participants are able to credit attendance at these courses towards their employee evaluations and performance review goals.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
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A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
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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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