Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 41.33
Liaison Andrew Bernard
Submission Date May 19, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Central New Mexico Community College
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 3.00
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No
+ Date Revised: July 31, 2014

Total number of employees:

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
New Faculty Institute

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):
New full-time faculty are required to participate.

A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):
A year-long program, the New Faculty Institute (NFI) orients new full-time faculty to CNM's academic culture through peer group collaboration, elective workshops and other training/professional development opportunities.

A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):
Faculty and staff salary support implementation and sustainability of training.

The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
Mandatory Training Program

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):
All incoming employees are required to complete mandatory training requirements within their first month of employment. Supervisors are required to complete a payroll approval training and employees driving CNM vehicles are required to take Defensive Driving.

A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):
Required trainings include Approving Employee Timesheets (for supervisors), Blood Borne Pathogen Prevention, Campus Safety, Defensive Driving (to drive CNM vehicles) FERPA, Hazard Communication, Information Security, New Employee Orientation phases I-III and Preventing Sexual Harassment.

A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):
Annually, CNM provides $500 for the platform that hosts our in-house developed training and provides approximately $15,000 to offer our trainings provided by outside vendors. This budget line item is Contract Services.

The website URL where information about the program is available (2nd program):
Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
CNM Supervision Academy, CNM Employee Wellness Program and other soft-skill training including but not limited to, team building, conflict management, customer service etc.

Number of employees served by all other programs:

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (all other programs):
These trainings opportunities are available to all employees and those intersted in the topics register and attend.

A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (all other programs):
Supervisor training is an 11-week training covering management and leadership principles and how to do it at CNM - bringing in CNM leadership to help co-facilitate. Wellness training is another 11-week training covering holistic approaches to wellness and balancing both theory and fitness / excercise modules. Other trainings are 1.5 - 2 hour professional development opportunities using both experiential learning, discussion and lecture on the topics listed above.

A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program(s) (all other programs):
Supervisor training is developed and facilitated by the Employee Training Director. The Wellness training is a combination of faculty compensation resources, some contract services budget support and includes faciltation by Emp Training Dir. The other referenced trainings are offered by Emp Training Dir with some contract trainers brought in as needed. Emp Training Dir salary, faculty compensation budget and contract services budget together fund these training activities.

The website URL where information about the program(s) is available (all other programs):
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The submission above does not thoroughly document all of the training activities offered through the Training Department. We are also strongly involved in a Strengths-Quest and Goal Setting training initiative mandated for all Student Services employees, serving approximately 400 employees. The department also offers Diversity training, Communication related trainings, Mental Health First Aid training, Mental Health Brown Bag sessions, Gratitude at Work and others. These are available for all faculty and staff.

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