Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.26
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date March 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Unity College
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Stacey Hachey
Administrative Assistant
Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
22

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
5

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
22.73

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Leave No Trace Trainer: The Leave no Trace Trainer Course is a vital component of the nationwide Leave No Trace program. Participants receive introductory training in Leave No Trace skills and ethics in a condensed two-day format. Leave No Trace Master Educator: The Master Educator Course provides participants with a comprehensive training in Leave No Trace skills and ethics, through practical application in a field-based setting. Rock Climbing LNT Awareness. Project Learning Tree: The Focus on Forests activities provide an opportunity for hands-on study of forest resources while addressing current concepts in science, technology, and math, and other subject areas. Project WET: Project WET’s award-winning Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0 is loaded with interdisciplinary activities about watersheds and water quality along with science concept activities.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

Two certificate programs in DE: Sustainability Certificate, 2017-Sustainability is a problem-based, solution-oriented framework for creating a resilient civilization. Mitigation and adaptation to climate change is emphasized along with biodiversity conservation, resource conservation, and mitigation of pollution. Students within this certificate should expect to explore, debate, and research possible sustainability solutions from a variety of viewpoints. Certificate in Environmental Geographic Information Science (GIScience), 2017-Environmental scientists can analyze and interpret environmental data while Geographic Information Systems (GIS) scientists can manage and manipulate data. Unity College’s Environmental GIScience Certificate will prepare students to meld the two by integrating spatial technologies and environmental information. Hands-on experience through online projects and research will engage students in course activities and allow for increased comprehension of the science, concepts, and skills they need to become leaders in their chosen environmental fields.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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https://certifications.unity.edu/, http://online.unity.edu/certificates-2/

For Continuing Education, we are including certification workshops and classes provided by the Certification and Training Center. For Certificate Programs we are including DE certificates because they do not contribute to a degree program. .

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