|Submission Date||March 1, 2018|
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00||
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
The Office of Sustainability hosted a lunch-and-learn event in 2017 to educate staff about sustainability resources and programs available to them on campus.
A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):
Sustainability staff attend the annual Association for Sustainability in Higher Education conference each year and attended symposium hosted by the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability in 2017. Travel and registration fees are paid for by the Sustainability Office. Webinars are often shared with campus staff for sustainability topics related to their areas of focus, such as making libraries sustainable.
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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