Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.98
Liaison Briar Schoon
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Portland Community College
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.70 / 3.00 Stephania Fregosi
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management Services
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Total number of employees:
3,806

Total number of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
3,760

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
98.79

Name of the employee educators program (1st program):
PCC Green Teams

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

PCC Green Teams are self-organized groups of employees committed to advancing sustainable practices in their office, department and/or building. These sustainability champions recognize the importance of staff and faculty commitment in order to meet the college’s progressive sustainability goals.

Green Teams meet about once a month to connect and celebrate their accomplishments, reflect on shortcomings, and share ideas. These meetings also serve as a platform for collaborative education, community building, and innovation.

Sustainability staff dedicate time to promote and advance the program. Sustainability staff coordinate the meetings.


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (1st program):

All staff are targeted through the green teams. Programs like meatless monday take place in public spaces during lunch hour and are accessible to all staff on site. Employee educators also assist with college wide virtual programming such as Earth Day and the Ecochallenge.


Number of trained employee educators (1st program):
49

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (1st program):
35

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (1st program):
15.50

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (1st program):
544

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (1st program) :
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (2nd program):
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Number of trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (2nd program):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (2nd program):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the employee educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (all other programs):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all programs):
544

Hours worked annually by trained employee sustainability educators per employee served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.14

Website URL where information about the employee sustainability educators programs is available:
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