Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.28
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Grand Valley State University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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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?:
Yes

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

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

The Office of Sustainability Practices provides training and professional development opportunities via departmental meetings, the Campus Sustainability Advisory Council, and the Greening Your Office training. The university is also generally supportive of staff attending sustainability professional development and training opportunities; for example, a number of non-sustainability staff have attended the AASHE conference.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

The Office of Sustainability Practices supports staff in attending sustainability-related conferences including AASHE, the Northern Michigan Small Farms Conference, the American Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers, etc.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
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A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
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Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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