Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.78
Liaison Jennifer McLaughlin
Submission Date Dec. 9, 2019
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STARS v2.1

South Dakota State University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Jennifer McLaughlin
Sustainability Intern
Facilities and Services
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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:

An estimated 1.6% of employees have received sustainability-related training over the last 3 years.

The Sustainability Specialist hosted a workshop called "Advancing Your Sustainable Lifestyle". This workshop was open to all faculty, staff, and students and spoke about SDSU sustainability efforts as well as how each person can make their life more sustainable. The Sustainability Specialist also provided recycling training to all secretaries on campus. The secretaries were then asked to share this recycling information to their department staff. Any changes or updates that occurred later regarding recycling were sent to the secretaries and they again were asked to share it with their department employees.


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):

None.


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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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