Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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Nova Scotia Community College
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Roberta Dunham
Organizational Learning Specialist
Organizational Learning
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
2000

Program name (1st program) :
Education for Sustainability

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
25

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

NSCC offers a credited course to all faculty and staff in sustainability. It is offered annually and is open to all employees. The facilitators are trained educators.


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

The course is facilitated in-house by staff who are sponsored and trained in Education for Sustainability (EFS), including taking the AASHE Sustainability Across the Curriculum Leadership, Natural Step Sustainability for Leaders workshops and UBC's Leadership for Sustainability.


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

The college sponsors the sustainability course; participants attend the week –long course free of charge. The college pays for all facilitator and course expenses, participant food and accommodation during the week, as well as all nature-based learning expenses such as honorariums and transportation.


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
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Program name (2nd program):
Facilities Conference

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
150

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):

The staff educators are selected by the facilities management central office inaccordance with their relevance to what is being discussed at the conference. They are selected base on relevant expertise in a given topic. Based on the size of the organization, there is a wide range of skills and expertise available to facilitate in-house training.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):

Every year NSCC holds a three day educational conference for all Facilities and Engineering staff. In 2012 the focal point of the conference was sustainability, with various courses offered, and a host of guest speakers on the topic of sustainability


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

The conference is free to attended and is paid for by NSCC.


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