Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Lisa Mitten
Submission Date March 8, 2018
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STARS v2.1

State University of New York at New Paltz
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Lisa Mitten
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
No

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):
25-49%

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

The Office of Sustainability conducts annual sustainability trainings for the following employees at SUNY New Paltz:
* Facilities Management Staff
* Sodexo staff
* Resident Assistants
* Orientation Leaders
* Sustainability Ambassadors
* Sustainability Faculty Fellows who are staff members


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):

The Office of Design and Construction staff has attended energy code trainings in recent years. The Sustainability Seed Fund supports faculty and staff members to attend sustainability professional development trainings and conferences. In recent years, the Seed Fund has supported faculty to attend the AASHE annual conference, the Sustainability Curriculum Consortium annual conference, the University of Vermont Campus Sustainability Leadership Training, and a United Nations Higher Education Initiative Summit.


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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Staff included in this count include staff of SUNY New Paltz, student workers, and Sodexo staff.

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