Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.04
Liaison Laura Nessman
Submission Date May 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Selkirk College
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Laura Nessman
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Management
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

Permaculture Design Certificate Course: 78-hour intensive course combining theory and practical learning. Topics include permaculture design techniques and principles, site analysis, soil fertility, organic gardening techniques, herbs, medicinal plants and much more.

Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping: Learn the theory and practice of Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping/Practice as a viable and necessary alternative to violent conflict. Comprised of 5 online modules and a final two-week residency, designed for both lay people and unarmed civilian peacekeepers. All online modules take approximately 8-10 hours to complete. Students receive a citation upon completion. By the end of the program, students will be able to seek employment among organizations that engage in UCP.

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

Course offerings included are from 2017-2018 academic year for Castlegar, Tenth Street, and Silver King campuses only, plus online offerings. There are other sustainability-focused Continuing Education courses offered at the Selkirk Learning Centres.

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