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

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.20 / 5.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director of Sustainability
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
1,049

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
7

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
0.67

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
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Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:

After the Fire, A Path Toward Environmental Restoration of the Cleveland's Neighborhoods
A one-time continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Cleveland-Marshall Environmental Law Society
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River Fire, when a passing train sent sparks into the oil slicked river, igniting a blaze on June 22, 1969 that would go down in history as one of the worst environmental crises in Ohio's history. After the Fire will help law students and attorneys engage with issues of environmental injustice throughout Cleveland and beyond.
https://www.law.csuohio.edu/newsevents/events/2019041712005263

Icebreaker Wind Project
A one-time continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Environmental Students Association
Icebreaker Wind is a 6-turbine demonstration project to be built 8 miles off downtown Cleveland’s Lake Erie shoreline by Laker Erie Development Corp (LEEDCo). While it will be the first freshwater offshore wind project in North America, there are over a hundred turbines in freshwater throughout Europe with more on the way.
https://www.law.csuohio.edu/newsevents/events/2020032417005706

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate course is designed to educate candidates on the cutting edge green building and sustainable design practices, and enables participants to designate that expertise with an internationally recognized professional credential.
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/csuohio/training-programs/leed-program/

Certified Green Supply Chain Professional
The Certified Green Supply Chain Professional Online Training course will give you the specialized knowledge to enable a company to achieve its environmental sustainability goals through global sourcing, materials management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development. This course will help you learn the essentials of green product standards and labeling as well as how to develop sustainability supplier courses, implement sustainable business practices, apply lean and green manufacturing strategies, and integrate these practices across the extended supply chain.
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/csuohio/training-programs/green-supply-chain/

Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
By completing this premier online course, you'll establish yourself as a sustainable business professional. You'll be ready to take responsibility for coordinating an enterprise's sustainability strategy across multiple functional areas, including sales, marketing, communications, new product development, global supply chain, operations, and corporate social responsibility.
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/csuohio/training-programs/sustainability-professional/

Certified Indoor Environmentalist Prep
This designation demonstrates that you understand how to create healthy homes and buildings by preventing, diagnosing, and resolving indoor environmental problems. This online course prepares you to pass the CIE examination through a series of video lectures on exam topics such as contaminants, health effects, building science, HVAC, equipment, assessments, mold remediation, and industry standards and guidelines.
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/csuohio/training-programs/indoor-environmentalist/

Creating Community and Social Change
From elected officials to the CEO of Apple, leaders are now urging people in the workplace and community to participate in community and social change to help improve communities and society. Discover how social change happens, and doesn’t, and how you can influence change. Then explore working within an established organization versus creating your own group for change. Finally, learn different change strategies and techniques to highlight issues and improve your community and society for all.
http://www.yougotclass.org/course/index.cfm//Csuohio/Creating-Community-&-Social-Change


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-focused certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

Senior Certified Sustainability Professional

Are you prepared for an exciting career as a leader in the green-collar economy? By completing this premier online course, you'll establish yourself as a sustainable business professional. You'll be ready to take responsibility for coordinating an enterprise's sustainability strategy across multiple functional areas, including sales, marketing, communications, new product development, global supply chain, operations, and corporate social responsibility.

You'll start by learning the basics of green purchasing. Next, you'll cover corporate social responsibility and carbon strategies. You'll also explore environmental accounting, green transportation, and sustainability consulting.

By the end of the course, you will be prepared to take the Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Certification (SCSP) offered by GreenSupplyChain.org. While this is a not state or national certification, once you pass, you will have earned the course credentials and are entitled to use the SCSP designation after your name.

https://careertraining.ed2go.com/csuohio/training-programs/sustainability-professional/

Sustainable Urban Development certificate

The Sustainable Urban Development certificate program consists of four required courses.

REQUIRED COURSES:
UST 300 - Economics Of Policy Analysis
UST 301 - Urban Development
UST 485 - GIS Principles
UST 436 - Urban Sustainability

https://catalog.csuohio.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=31&poid=8760&returnto=2565


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