Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.69
Liaison Sally Hopley
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

Metropolitan Community College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and 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?:
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:

MCC offers a monthly presentation on a sustainability-related topic that is open to all staff and faculty. The program runs through the academic year and covers topics such as green building, sustainable businesses, and how sustainability can impact community health, amongst other topics.

A series of sustainability classes are also offered through our Continuing Education program, which is free to staff and faculty. Current topics include systems thinking, zero waste, U.N. Sustainable Development goals, transportation, and home energy efficiency. https://www.mccneb.edu/Community-Business/Buildings-Expansions/Campus-Planning-and-Sustainability/Sustainability/Events/Leadership-Presentation-Series-(1)


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

Staff are welcome to participate in Continuing Education courses related to Sustainability for free. The continuing education courses vary each quarter. Current topics include systems thinking, zero waste, U.N. Sustainable Development goals, transportation, and home energy efficiency. Other sustainability-related classes include cooking classes on seasonal and vegetarian dishes, home gardening, climate change and sustainable landscaping.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
0

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

The Coordinator of Sustainability is evaluated in part by the College's sustainability initiatives.


Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The staff training opportunities are listed in an employee-only accessible intranet site.

Continuing education classes are public and can be found here: https://www.mccneb.edu/Community-Business/Community-Programs/Continuing-Education/ceschedule

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