Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.51 / 3.00 Amanda Goodsett
Performing Arts & Humanities & OER Librarian
Michael Schwartz Library
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Total number of employees:
2,525

Total number of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
23

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
0.91

Name of the employee educators program (1st program):
Michael Schwartz Library Sustainability Interest Group

A brief description of the employee educators program (1st program):

The Michael Schwartz Library Sustainability Interest Group works to educate library staff on sustainable practices for library operations and personnel. The group formed in 2017 and their stated goal is to promote sustainability in the library’s facilities, policies, programming, and collections.

The group receives regular training and guidance from the CSU Director of Sustainability on strategies to engage faculty and staff in workplace sustainability initiatives. Their mission is to in turn provide green office education to library staff and sustainability education to library patrons.

Their peer education strategies include:
Regular emails and newsletters about sustainability topics
Promotion of the library's office supply reuse program for library staff
Sustainable event coordination for library office parties
Promoting and improving library recycling facilities and recycling education for staff
Developing sustainability displays
Hosting Earth Month activities in the library

Michael Schwartz Library Sustainability Interest Group also hosted a spring event to share information on how to get a healthy lawn without using chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
http://events.csuohio.edu/event/a_beautiful_lawn_organically


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (1st program):

Target audience is the 23 librarians and staff of the Michael Schwartz Library.


Number of trained employee educators (1st program):
5

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (1st program):
32

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (1st program):
1

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (1st program):
160

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (1st program) :
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the employee educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all programs):
160

Hours worked annually by trained employee sustainability educators per employee served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.06

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