Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Alan Torvie
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Rio Salado College
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Elizabeth Cole-Fay
Director of Community Partnership Program
Community Development
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
485

Program name (1st program) :
Rio Salado College Sustainability Training

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
130

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

The employee educators are in high customer focus positions. They have contact with both internal and external customers. They are able to support and promote the importance of sustainability around the College and with external customers.


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

After completing the training, employees will be knowledgeable regarding the following topics:

1. Define sustainability.

2. Describe the triple bottom line.

3. Create sustainable practices for your work environment.

4. Demonstrate what sustainability means at Rio Salado College.

5. Define human impact.

6. Calculate personal impact to the environment.

7. Develop practices that can be implemented at work and at home to decrease one’s personal environmental impact.

8. List Rio Salado’s sustainable efforts.

9. Identify programs Rio Salado offers or participates in that convey its commitment to sustainable practices.

10. Recognize STARS, its purpose, and its implementation at Rio Salado.


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

Rio Salado College has assigned a Faculty Chair over the development, implementation and instruction of the work shop. The workshop is entirely online so employees can complete the training at their desk. The training takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Employees complete the training during their scheduled work day.


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Employee sustainability training is performed internally via RioLearn, Rio Salado's LMS. No public facing URL is available. Additional information is available upon request

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