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

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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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:
75% or more

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:
The Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series (SLPS) is a collaborative live broadcast of highly qualified and credible speakers, presenting on regional topics of sustainability and global and local environmental issues. The SLPS stimulates needed discussion and provides examples for action, planning and problem-solving for leadership in environmental sustainability. All College In-Service trains staff on all sustainability initiatives at the entire college. Another training by the Environmental Sustainability office involved all staff in which they were given all campus tours of sustainability projects and initiatives.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
AASHE conference and workshops in STARS Renewable Energy and Wind tower climbing training offered offsite. We were trained for to become members of C.E.R.T. Community emergency response team. The training included teachings of how to assess an emergency before professional responders are arrive in the event of an emergency. Persons that took the class were able to learn how to triage a hurt person, provide basic first aid, how to identify the level of care needed for a person in the event of an emergency, how to act in the event of an active shooter, and an actual hands on emergency simulation. Also there is monthly professional development opportunities to keep the certification current in which love scenarios or real emergency response action is needed.

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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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