Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.45
Liaison Benjamin Newton
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

Off contract days funding available for staff to create immersive experience New Zealand summer trip focused on sustainability. Also academic staff receive professional development funding to attend National Communication Association Conference focusing on Environmental Communication Division. Energy Technology faculty/staff attends National and Local Renewable Energy training and conferences. Funding for faculty and staff to present and attend AASHE and Second Nature Climate Leadership Summit national conferences. Off contract days for faculty and staff to plan and attend regenerative agriculture conference.

A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:

Energy Technology faculty became certified to train students in wind tower climbing safety and rescue, resulting in new climbing and safety course. Also faculty attended renewable energy training to become North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) training. Sustainability staff professional development in electric vehicles, regenerative agriculture, and composting courses.

Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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