Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.33
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Gettysburg College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 2.00 Jim Biesecker
Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning & Management
Facilities Services
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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:
Facilities employees attend annual vendor provided seminars around energy saving equipment and fixtures; Green cleaning chemicals and practices; In addition, Facilities Services makes the annual National Facilities Management and Technology Conference available to all Facilities Services employees ( 95 total ). The conference has a Sustainability track option that employees can participate in during the 3 day event.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
We are members of AASHE, Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium ( PERC), Professional Re-cyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP). Annual training options are reviewed by Senior Administration for possible attendance

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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