Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.37
Liaison Molly Blumhoefer
Submission Date July 27, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Central New Mexico Community College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Molly Blumhoefer
Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability Project Manager
PPD
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

1. Two "course releases" were developed within the last 6 months and positive outcomes will be reported May 2014. Outcomes include baseline survey of campus wide sustainable curriculum and increase number of facutly in incorporating sustainablility into curriculum and increase faculty engagement with integrating sustainablility into curriculum.
2. Micro grant process developed for incentivising faculty to partner with facilities to integrate projects for campus as a living lab into curriculum.
3. Non-Instructional Letter of Appointment process used for continuing education and professional development in creating sustainable classes and academy certificate programs non-credit. Positive outcome - Awarded $500K stimulus funded grant due to our well established Photovoltaic program. Trained entry level students for jobs in growing industry. Developed advanced PV Academy to uplevel incumbent workers and provide CEUs and tied to national certification.

2016 Update:
In addition to the aforementioned, the 2016-2020 College Strategic Direction outlines measures for sustainability such as increasing sustainability in the curriculum by at least 25%.
https://www.cnm.edu/about/strategic-direction


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

1. Faculty recieved funding to attend conferences and workshops with the last year.
2. Professional Development training courses offered for free to faculty.


The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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