Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Bert Jacobson
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Kankakee Community College
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Bert Jacobson
Dean, Environmental and Institutional Sustainability
Environmental and Institutional 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:
546

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Environmental Sustainbility

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
546

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

A Dean for Environmental and Institutional Sustainability was hired by the President and faculty and staff educators were selected by the Dean based on interest.


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

Formal training includes new employee orientation, faculty orientation, in-service training, and sustainability conferences (e.g. South Metropolitan Higher Education, SMHEC, Annual Sustainability Conference). Department presentations, peer-to-peer collaborations, and direct classroom assistance are offered. There is also a faculty sustainability professional development option which will be discussed elsewhere.


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

The Dean position is salaried and faculty and other staff have travel reimbursement and conference and professional development funds available. There is also an Annual Awards for Excellence mini-grant program that offers $1,000 awards to encourage the development of new ideas and/or innovations that support student success. These funds are also available to the employee educators.


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Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
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