Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Alexis Reyes
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Pomona College
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Ginny Routhe
Director
Sustainability Integration Office
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
747
+ Date Revised: Dec. 3, 2015

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Green Office Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
100

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

The program is announced via email, web portals, and staff/faculty events. Interested faculty and staff members respond; participation in the program is voluntary.


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

Each participating office/department has a key contact person(s), who are trained with information and materials from the Sustainability Integratino Office (SIO). SIO staff provide a variety of materials and walk the contact through the office greening process, providing guidance on communicating issues with the rest of their office/department. Likewise, the lead enrollee from each participating office is tagged as the sustainability champion for their office and swerves as an educator to their peers in their office about greening their office.


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

The program is funded through the Sustainability Integration Office budget, including staff time and materials. The SIO also periodically offers small grants to participating offices for implementation of sustainability programs and projects.


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
Claremont Energy Challenge

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
60

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

Employees who have undergone home energy retrofits and/or solar installations are invited to share their experience in information and detailed workshops that are held for Pomona faculty/staff. Workshops are in support of the Claremont Energy Challenge seeking to reduce significantly the residential energy use of the city.


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

Employee educators meet periodically with Claremont Energy Challenge organizers to plan and learn engagement strategies to engage other faculty/staff with the program. The emphasis of this training is on engagement.


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

The College provides lunch to attract faculty/staff to attend these workshops. The last info session a few weeks ago was a $1,500 lunch budget.


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Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
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