Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.70
Liaison Carl Powell
Submission Date Jan. 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Ringling College of Art and Design
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Christine DeGeorge
VP Human & Organizational Dev.
Human Resources
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
No

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
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A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

Ringling College of Art and Design recognizes the need to encourage professional development of employees through participation in approved training and development activities. Annually, Ringling College provides support for employees who want to travel to professional conferences, get special training or experience, or conduct research which will contribute to their work, which can include opportunities in sustainability. Staff can request funds for training and development through their departments and for institutional funds through the Office of Human Resources. The cycle for requests runs throughout the fiscal year from June 1 through May 31.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

Ringling College of Art and Design recognizes the need to encourage professional development of employees through participation in approved training and development activities. Annually, Ringling College provides support for employees who want to travel to professional conferences, get special training or experience, or conduct research which will contribute to their work, which can include opportunities in sustainability. Staff can request funds for training and development through their departments and for institutional funds through the Office of Human Resources. The cycle for requests runs throughout the fiscal year from June 1 through May 31.


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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