Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.33
Liaison Gener Abdon
Submission Date July 31, 2020
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STARS v2.1

San Diego State University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Jantzen O'Toole
Green Office Certification Program student intern
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The Green Office Certification Program provides faculty and staff with an informational presentation as well as environmental consulting that focuses on sustainable improvements. We host an award ceremony each semester to show recognition and award the Greenest Office and Most Improved Office.

The Professors of Equity and Education provide trainings in Implicit Bias and in Implicit Bias in the hiring process to educate staff about diversity issues.

SDSU supports staff development programs on diversity, ethics and waste avoidance/reduction, and employee health and well-being trainings offered through the employee assistance program.


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):

Additional sustainability related professional development opportunities are available through the CSU Chancellor's Office for CSU employees. Examples include fee waivers for qualified CSU employees to enroll in courses and the annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference. We have partnered with organizations to provide LEED GA training opportunities on campus.


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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