Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.79
Liaison Lindsey Kayman
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Lindsey Kayman
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Public Safety and Risk Management
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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):

The college held an Environmental and Climate Justice Project Based Learning Seminar in Fall 19- Spring 20.

In Fall 2020 the college held two Environmental Justice Faculty Development Day workshops, including one on "The Pandemic and Environmental Justice".

Annual program: Sustainability & Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum, Trainers Training, presented during Faculty Development Day

Description: This seminar uses a workshop template developed in AASHE train the trainer workshops. For the most students to achieve some Sustainability/Environmental Justice education, we need to expand content and learning objectives to courses outside of the Environmental/Social Justice program.

In 2019 JJC launched the Presidential Fellows for Curriculum-Driven Student Success. In the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, environmental justice, data literacy, and inclusive curriculum have specifically been included.

Academic staff were also given instruction into Project Based Learning, which included: Climate Justice and Environmental Justice Across the Curriculum during Faculty Development Day, as well as a monthly Faculty Development Seminar September 2019 - June 2020.

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

John Jay College Learning in Difficult Times: Increasing Awareness for Social Justice was established which includes a resource, Teaching in Difficult Times Resources

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