Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.09
Liaison Andrew Riley
Submission Date April 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Morrisville
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 Bill Mitchell
Energy & Sustainability Manager
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Basics; reduce GHG's (25 attendees). Energy Conservation: Alternative Technologies and Sustainability (21 attendees). Electricity Basics; electrify the future (31 attendees). Carpentry Basics; reduce waste (33 attendees). Masonry Basics; reduce embodied carbon, re-use materials in place (19 attendees). Plumbing Basics; WaterSense go low flow reduce consumption (28 attendees).

In addition, 268 employees (faculty & staff) took the NYS Hazardous Materials information online class titled
"Right to Know - Hazard Communication", and 82 CSEA - Civil Service Employees Association, staff titles took a more in-depth training on Hazardous Materials and Communication (~ 65% of employees total).

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Depending on the role of the staff-member, local and regional conferences, seminars, and webinars are available during workplace hours; and/or on approval of a direct supervisor.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

This matters to all faculty and staff as SUNY Morrisville works to become a more sustainable, responsible, and inclusive campus. Though as of our FY-2022-2023 current Performance Year, only a small percentage of staff actually have the word Sustainable/Sustainability in their performance reviews.

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

This AASHE framework contains data and information collected by the Director of Facilities, and by the Energy and Sustainability Manager, as part of the Facilities Management team at SUNY Morrisville; additional information was provided by the Environmental Health and Safety Officer, SUNY Morrisville.

Most trainings mentioned have descriptions that can be found on the CSEA - Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., website shown above.

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