Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.64
Liaison Adam Maurer
Submission Date March 31, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle Central College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
2.50 / 3.00 Adam Maurer
District Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Washington Higher Education Sustainability Coalition (WAHESC)


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
No

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
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Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

1. District Sustainability Coordinator served on the WOHESC 2020 conference planning committee.
2. Chefs Varin and Jurgensen of our Seattle Culinary Academy (SCA) are advisory board members of Slow Food Seattle
3.Chef Jurgensen of our Seattle Culinary Academy (SCA) serves on the Good Meat Project Board and the Slow Food Cooks Alliance National Board.
4. Central staff and Sustainability Council members is a formal member of the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict, where she represents Seattle Central.
5. Central staff and students participate on WAHESC Committee conference calls.


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

The District Sustainability Coordinator has participated in the AASHE mentorship program the past 2 years, both as a mentoree and mentor. Recently, our WAHESC group formed a work group for those completing or interested in AASHE STARS. We meet monthly to discuss best practices and help each other trouble shoot.


Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

District Sustainability Coordinator served as peer reviewer for Bellevue College's AASHE STARS and sustainability assessment in early 2021.


A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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