Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.78
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Sept. 9, 2014
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George Mason University
EN-8: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Giulia Manno
Outreach Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

George Mason University's (Mason) Office of Sustainability provides professional development opportunities to all Mason employees during Faculty and Staff Enrichment Day and during Earth Month.

During the Faculty Staff Enrichment Day, the the Office of Sustainability presented sustainability efforts at Mason, discussed ways departments could go green, answered questions, and encouraged sharing of best practices among the attendees.

In April, a variety of professional development options – some 30 in total -- were provided as part of Earth Month including workshops on sustainable food; building rain barrels; film screenings on pertinent, local, environmental issues; dialogues with distinguished speakers about climate change issues; guided tours of trails on campus; and an environmental expo.

The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:

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