Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.88
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 6, 2016
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STARS v2.0

California State University, Los Angeles
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.08 / 4.00 Jennifer Miller
Dean of Students
Student Affairs
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Does the institution coordinate one or more ongoing student, peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
24488

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
ASI Environmental Policy Committee

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
500

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (1st program):

A.S.I. has a goal to increase awareness about environmental issues on campus and in the community. In an effort to create a dialogue, the Environmental Policy Committee surveyed students and designed peer-led eco-impact projects. As a result, students connect with others and learn more about sustainability efforts at Cal State LA.

Projects: Smoking Policy Resolution, Community Garden in Housing, Research on how to reduce plastic consumption on campus, Weekly tabling to promote the committee and events, Eco-Opinion Board

Community Affairs: Heal the Bay - Adopt a Beach program; volunteer beach clean ups, Trash Free Earth; volunteer park clean ups, DWP; working together to implement the Cocoon system on our campus, MOVE LA; collecting signatures for a petition to reduce public transportation for students

Previous Events: Film Series (4/26/2016), Green Experience (4/5/2016), Green Day (3/1/2016), Green Resolutions (1/13/2016), Turkey Free Tasting (11/24/2016), Spooky Truths (10/29/2015)


A brief description of how the student educators are selected (1st program):

Students apply to serve on the A.S.I. Environmental Policy Committee. They are selected after a review of their applications, interviews, and approval by the A.S.I. Board of Directors.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

The A.S.I. Environmental Policy Committee is trained for three days during the summer and winter breaks. Various leadership development and campus resource related topics are addressed during this training. Additionally, various Los Angeles-based environmental advocacy agencies attend the A.S.I. Environmental Policy Committee meetings to provide the students collaborative learning and partnering opportunities.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The A.S.I. Environmental Policy Committee has office availability in the University-Student Union and advisement from the A.S.I. Director of Programs and Leadership. Additionally, they receive a $5,000 program budget. Additional funding can be requested (as needed) through the A.S.I. Board of Directors.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):

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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (2nd program):

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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):

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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (3rd program):

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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (3rd program):

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Name(s) of the student educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by all other student educator programs:
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A brief description of the program(s), including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (all other programs):

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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (all other programs):

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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (all other programs):

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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
50

The website URL for the peer-to-peer student outreach and education program(s):

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