Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.07
Liaison Adam Maurer
Submission Date March 31, 2021

STARS v2.2

South Seattle College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Adam Maurer
District Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

South Seattle College Foundation grants are now designated for creating anti-racist curricula focused on equity, diversity and inclusion (a.k.a., Equity and Excellence in Education grants). For example, faculty can apply for these grants to create open education courses with this focus in mind.”

Positive outcomes during the previous three years include:
a. Anti-racist work is now the center of our Guided Pathways work.
b. South has ongoing anti-racist workshops offered by faculty.
c. South continues to hire faculty who has backgrounds in social justice work.


A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:

The South Seattle College Foundation sets aside special funding for faculty to apply to incorporate anti-racist teaching practices.


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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