Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.59
Liaison Maria Ayala
Submission Date Dec. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Melanie Valencia
Sustainability Officer
Innovation and Sustainability Office
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Number of students enrolled for credit (headcount):
8,862

Total number of students enrolled for credit that are served (i.e. directly targeted) by a student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting to the extent feasible):
8,862

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
100

Name of the student educators program:
EcoReps

Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
8,862

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

The club EcoReps is an inclusive organization of students with the purpose of carrying out practices, workshops, and projects that contribute to the sustainability of the university, through the support of technicians specialized in the different fields of the environmental area and who work together with the innovation office and sustainability.


A brief description of how the student educators are selected:

Student Educators are selected based on their enrollment in environmental engineering and get some of their 400 mandatory volunteering hours through volunteering in the ecoreps program.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

They are trained by the Sustainability officer on opportunities within the university mostly on resource management (waste reduction and recycling). They are mentored by other professors to carry out awareness days; for example, they hold ‘Water day’ annually with the Coordinator of Environmental Engineering.


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination):

Faculty coordination by the Office of Innovation and Sustainability with a salaried officer.


Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):
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Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
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Number of students served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (3rd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (3rd program):
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A brief description of how the student educators are selected (3rd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (3rd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or faculty/staff coordination) (3rd program):
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A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of students served and how student educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:
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Total number of hours student educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually (all programs):
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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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