Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Dalhousie University
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rochelle Owen
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
8162

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Employee Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
4081

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

The certificate program is open to everyone. Employees who register for the program participate in the training sessions


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

The certificate program includes six - two-hour modules and a final project. Each module introduces participants to key sustainability topics and provide an opportunity to discuss campus sustainability issues. Experiential and adult education principles are used in the program design include hands-on-tours.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The modules are taught by Office of Sustainability employees and guest speakers. The Office of Sustainability offers financial support to the program


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
Facilities Management Sustainability celebration and training

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
300

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):

Facilities Management staffs and the Office of Sustainability employees who are working on sustainability projects participate in this program.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):

The Facilities Management sustainability celebration provides an opportunity for all facilities staff to celebrate accomplishments and learn about program and issues. In addition the Office of Sustainability and Facilities support on-going training on energy, water and green building topics from lunch and learns on compressed air and building envelopes to workshops on green building principles.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management provides financial support for the program.


The website URL where information about the program is available (2nd program):
Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of employees served by all other programs:
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