Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.44
Liaison Rachel Kornhauser
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Rachel Kornhauser
Sustainability Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

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):
1-24%

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

Sustainable Susquehanna is a faculty training program that is offered each spring to accepted faculty throughout the institution. The intention of the program is to help faculty meaningfully integrate sustainability – broadly defined – into their classrooms. Though we start by taking a close look at SUNY-Oneonta and Otsego County, we invite participants to engage in local/global comparisons. Campus faculty who have received training from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) facilitate and catalyze discussion of a green curriculum and its integration and role in the broader community.

Participants receive an honorarium of $1000 upon completion of a new or revised syllabus (with the intent to teach the course within the year following participation). Participants also join in a fieldtrip and discussions that will offer opportunities to extend research and teaching horizons across disciplines and create new networks with fellow colleagues.


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):
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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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