Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.35
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2024

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Sustainability Manager
Safety, Risk and 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?:

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

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

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:
Sustainability formal professional development and training is offered in a variety of ways:
1. Cross-Campus Collaboration: Over the past two years (2022 and 2023) the CSU has provided a variety of trainings. There have been 4 focused on Sustainability Professional development training.
2. Departmental training when requested for both Sustainability and Inclusive Sustainability (in partnership with our Office of Inclusive Excellence)
3. University Leadership Conference which is held by Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Faculty Staff Associations
4. Campus Connect- which is a formal professional development program for employees (faculty and staff) was developed almost 19 years ago and is dedicated to enhance a positive campus engaging and learning experience. Since 2016, Sustainability has been integrated into the curriculum. So every year about 30 employees get a deep dive into sustainability.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
Some staff participate in continuing education credits for LEED certification, as well as Environmental Health and Safety.

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

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
Currently, performance reviews are only part of sustainability staff or staff who manage or have some programmatic connections to sustainability.

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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