Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.06
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

Knox College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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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:

In collaboration with Knox's Staff Council, the Office of Sustainability hosts lunch-and-learn events to educate staff about sustainability issues or 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 :

Sustainability staff attend the annual Association for Sustainability in Higher Education conference each year and other focus-area conferences and workshops when they are hosted. In 2019, office staff visited regional organizations and campuses to learn about their methods and processes to inform how to better manage our campus programing. Travel and registration fees are paid for by the Sustainability Office. Webinars are often shared with campus staff on sustainability topics related to their areas of focus, such as making libraries sustainable.

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:

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