Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.13
Liaison Ronnie Dorsnie
Submission Date April 25, 2023

STARS v2.2

John Abbott College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Shannon Coulter-Low
Student Life Counsellor
Student 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:

1. Sustainability themed college-wide ped day was held in January 2020:
This event included a keynote speaker presentation from Dr. Catherine O'Brien, on Sustainable Happiness as well as a presentation by Dawson College on their sustainable "Living Campus".

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

1. Sustainable Happiness Certificate: in Fall 2021 employees were given the opportunity to complete the 24 hour certificate, which is financially supported through Human Resources.
2. Sustainable Happiness Facilitator training: this training was offered in Fall 2022 to employees who wished to be able to facilitate the Sustainable Happiness certificate. The training is also supported through Human Resources.

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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