Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 85.74
Liaison Moira Hafer
Submission Date June 28, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Stanford University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Moira Hafer
Sustainability Specialist
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
669

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
68

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
10.16

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:

Please refer to the attached list. Stanford offers continuing education courses through both its Continuing Studies department and its Center for Professional Development through the School of Engineering. Websites for both departments are below. The course inventory was developed with the support of staff and instructors from each program.

http://scpd.stanford.edu/home
https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/

Of 63 courses offered through the Center for Professional Development each quarter, nine are sustainability-related. The same courses are offered in each quarter. With three quarters in FY16-17, a total of 190 courses are offered, with a total of 27 sustainability courses.

Similarly, a total of 479 courses were offered through Stanford's Continuing Studies program during FY16-17, and 41 of those classes are sustainability-related.

Some classes are offered more than once per year, and in these cases, each class has still only been listed once on the attached inventory. For instance, although all nine Center for Professional Development courses are offered each quarter, for a total of 27 offered in FY16-17, they have each been listed only once on the attached inventory.


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

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

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

The Stanford Center for Professional Development connects professionals worldwide to the research and teaching of Stanford University faculty in the School of Engineering and related academic departments. The Energy Innovations and Emerging Technologies certificate program offered through Stanford's Center for Professional Development examines emerging technologies that will transform how we obtain, distribute and store energy. Students determine how they can contribute to this dynamic field and gain a greater understanding of the entire energy landscape. For more information, please visit http://energyinnovation.stanford.edu/.


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