Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.72
Liaison Philip Mansfield
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Carleton University
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.97 / 4.00 Philip Mansfield
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management and Planning
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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:
29737

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Residence Eco Reps

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (1st program):
3598

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

The Residence Eco Reps program is made up of student's who attempt to create a sustainable lifestyle in res. Each floor is to have an eco-rep, that will work directly with their floor on completing a series of tasks to make their residence/floor more sustainable.


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

Students volunteer to become an eco-rep and all are accepted.


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

Their will be a series of lunch and learn meetings every two months where the eco-reps will learn different ways to have their floor more sustainable.


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

Carleton's housing services and sustainable office will work together to support the program in providing their proper training and tools the eco-reps will need to make their floors more sustainable.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Eco-Facilitator

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
3598

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):

The program occurs during student move in. During the move in the eco-facilitators will ensure that waste goes into the correct bins. The facilitators will provide assistance to the students on understanding what type of waste is appropriate for the each bin (garbage and different types of recycling). The facilitators will also provide information to the students on how to be more sustainable at Carleton.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):

The students volunteer for the position until all of the spots are full (8).


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

Before the event the facilitators will be told the information that they need to know when helping out students who have questions about sustainability at Carleton.


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

Carleton's Sustainability office will support the eco-facilitators in providing their proper training and tools they will need to do their jobs correctly. This will be down by training the eco-facilitators before the event and providing a fact sheet about Sustainability at Carleton to express more information to the students they are educating.


Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Eco Floor

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
46

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):

The Eco Community in Carleton’s residence is a positive and supportive community dedicated to learning about environmental and social issues. By using this knowledge, students can create changes within their daily lives and in the larger community. Individuals on the floor are encouraged to more engaged in activities such as using the organic waste bins, campus clean ups and more.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):

The students are chosen based on the preference they select when submitting their residence application.


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

The students on the floor are constantly in the presence of others engaged in sustainable living and will be informed on how to live a more sustainable life style during selected floor meetings.


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

Carleton supplies the floor with the materials needed to obtain their sustainability goals. An example of this was providing green bins for composting.


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