Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Darcy Coughlan
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Coastal Carolina University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Darcy Coughlan
Associate Director
Sustain Coastal
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:
All non-academic staff can received sustainability training from Sustain Coastal staff through the Teal Goes Green initiative.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
Coastal Carolina University was an official Host Institution of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) annual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) in 2021. As a host institution, all students, staff and faculty had full access to this conference. Over the course of the 3 days, Sustain Coastal live streamed sessions in the Student Union and invited the campus to attend the sessions.

Additionally, Sustain Coastal staff members attend the annual College and University Recycling Coalition conference to develop a better knowledge of recycling and zero waste practices. In January 2020, staff members attended the Collegiate Recycling Coalition Conference as well.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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