Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.18
Liaison Kelli O'Day
Submission Date Sept. 13, 2013
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University of California, Davis
PAE-13: Staff Professional Development in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Camille Kirk
Director of Sustainability and Campus Sustainability Planner
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution make training and professional development opportunities in sustainability available to all staff?:

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

Staff Development and Professional Services (SDPS) fosters and supports learning and performance by providing innovative, high-quality programs, resources and services. SDPS offer staff a wide array of courses, programs and certificate series on nearly 300 topics, as well as confidential career counseling, a resource library, online toolkits and management consultation regarding learning and performance support.

Sustainability-related course examples:
Diversity Awareness for New Supervisors and Leads
Ergonomic Awareness and Evaluation
Living the Principles of Community
Slow Food and Buying Locally
Social Responsibility in Corporations
Sustainable Gardening and Landscaping

UC Davis Extension professional and continuing education courses are accessible to all UC Davis staff. Sustainability-related coursework is available on a class-by-class basis, or staff members can enroll in one of four certificate programs (Green Building and Sustainable Design, Sustainability and the Built Environment, Energy Resource Management and Renewable Energy Certificate Program) or earn a professional concentration in Solar Energy Systems and Design. (Refer to Credit 21 application for more information about certificate programs and course offerings or visit http://www.universityextension.ucdavis.edu/)

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

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