Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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Portland State University
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Beth Lloyd-Pool
Program Administrator
Institute for Sustainable Solutions
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

The Sustainable Neighborhoods Faculty Curriculum Workshop focuses on sharing strategies to integrate sustainability-related content, assignments, and community-based projects into classes, with a specific emphasis on ways that PSU can better support local neighborhoods in advancing their sustainability goals.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

This workshop offers faculty two opportunities to access professional development funds. First, participants who complete the one-day workshop will be awarded $500 in professional development funds. Second, participants who incorporate sustainability content and campus- or community-based sustainability assignments/projects into a course will be awarded an additional $500 in professional development funds for a course syllabus submitted to ISS.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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