Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.59
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Unity College
EN-8: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Steve Kahl
Director of Sustainability
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Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

Each semester, Unity conducts a 1/2-day professional development program thagt includes sustainability activities. Recent activities have included staff service in the campus food gardens and a tour of the LEED Platinum, net-zero energy Unity House. Unity's pre-semester convocation for all employees includes updates on the business of the institution and incorporates appropriate sustainability-themed professional development activities. The sustainability office regular leads or reports on Unity's climate action planning efforts. The Sustainability Office is piloting a faculty/staff incentive program for homeowners to conduct energy audits for purposes of upgrading the performance of their own homes.

The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:

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