Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.66
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Rochester Institute of Technology
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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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)?:
Yes

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):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

Through RIT's Center for Professional Development, we offer a certificate in Sustainability and Social Change. It consists of 6 half day workshops.

Description:
This exploratory program provides practical and applied experiences that help participants identify the social, economic, and educational value to the role that sustainability can play when seen through the lens of diversity in communities and social networks. There will also be an emphasis on applying sustainability to your personal and work life, while also measuring and sustaining change in your organizations through the use of RIT’s Framework for Inclusive Excellence.


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):
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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) :
1-24%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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