Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.02
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Cortland
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Beth Klein
Campus Sustainability Coordinato
Early Childhood Education
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

Financial support is provided through the Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education to develop sustainability oriented courses and continuing education programs that incorporate the use of one of the four outdoor education centers. New programs developed included joint economics and history program that integrated history, economics, politics and environmental issues as they relate to the Adirondack Park. Another program was a continuing education workshop offered for faculty, students, and staff on the natural and cultural history of the Adirondack Park including climate change impacts.

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

Faculty members receive free room and board for onsite program preparation and implementation. In addition, they receive financial support to run the course/program the first time, this could include lowering the cost of room and board for participants or to help pay for speakers or other special programing expenses.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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