|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||May 30, 2016|
EN-8: Staff Professional Development
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Director of Human Resources
Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :
Every year, non-faculty staff are offered the opportunity to attend some form of sustainability related training. Both Exempt and Support Staff have a Pro-D fund that they can draw upon to attend training, and free courses are offered at the College as well. The courses generally focus on Social Sustainability; for example, a course for employees in Hostile Interactions was hosted at the College, addressing Earth Charter Principle IV: Democracy, Non-Violence and Peace.
The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:
The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:
All staff are invited to an annual "Discovery Day", which is an all-day, themed event for College employees to partake in a variety of workshops and have discussions; "Legacy" was the theme of the 2016 event. Sometimes the workshops include sustainability topics, and it is possible that Sustainability may be a Discovery Day theme in the future.