Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.16
Liaison Yara Watson Colon
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Central Florida
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Yara Watson Colon
Sustainability Specialist II
Sustainability Initiatives
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
No

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
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A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

Sustainability Initiatives is pleased to offer Faculty and Staff the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in sustainability through the Sustainable Training Series.

You can pursue the STS certificate or select training sessions individually. With peers from across campus, you’ll deepen your sustainability skillset and learn how these concepts are related and can be applied to our work at UCF. We’ll provide you tools to implement sustainable practices and systems and to model sustainable behavior.

The eleven sessions include tours of campus natural and built assets, as well as guest lectures from community experts. There is no cost for training or materials.

2020 Sessions include:

Series Introduction
A Call to Sustainability
Ecological Principles with a tour of UCF natural lands
Food with a tour of UCF community garden and greenhouse
Water with a tour of District Energy Plant IV
Energy with a tour of a LEED-certified building
Community with a Tour: Knights Helping Knights Pantry
Transportation
Consumption and Economy
Visions of Sustainability
Call to Action and Story Telling


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
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Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
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A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
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Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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