|Submission Date||Dec. 14, 2017|
North Seattle College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00||
Student Development Services
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:
NSC supports one employee collaboration day per quarter. Resident employees and guest speakers present on a number of topics to support the strategic plan goal of "engaging in a sustainable community." One recent speaker included the following: Creating a Culturally Inclusive Campus. "A culturally inclusive campus is an engaging, interactive, and safe place where students, staff, and faculty may all participate fully in a welcoming and respectful learning and working environment." Everyone is cordially invited to join our Guest Speaker, UW Professor of Education and Distinguished Scholar, Dr. Geneva Gay, for a deeper look into what it takes to create a truly culturally inclusive campus. For more information about Dr. Gay's Program Affiliations, Research Areas, and her many awards, please visit her UW website at https://education.uw.edu/people/faculty/ggay.
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):
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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