Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.34
Liaison Barry Schwalbe
Submission Date Dec. 22, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Richland Community College
EN-8: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Greg Florian
Vice President
Finance & Administration
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Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

Richland Community College continues to build a culture of sustainability and provides training and professional development opportunities to all staff yearly. Fall and Spring Convocations are opportunities for College sustainability learning. Agendas include introduction of new employees (with a reception), presentations on initiatives, the Strategic Plan, CIP Teams, or other news. The President, Vice Presidents, faculty, and others contribute to Convocation so that it is an institutional event. Key sustainability presentations for fall Convocation included Richland’s new sequestration initiatives and its innovations lab.
Professional Development
RCC held two sessions relating to cultural competence during Professional Development Day held March 2014. All Richland employees and faculty ere required to participate in events during the day. The following sessions were held:
• Globalizing the Curriculum and
• Include Diversity in your Curriculum
Diversity Committee Activities
Richland Community College has an active Diversity Committee who oversees promoting and measuring campus diversity. The committee itself is comprised of a diverse group of employees representing the various areas of the college.

The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:

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