|Submission Date||Jan. 4, 2019|
University of Houston
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00||
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
All University of Houston faculty and staff have access to Skillport for professional development resources. There are over 1500 materials covering sustainability in Skillport.
Sustainability training and professional development is offered to staff in Facilities Management through the International Facilities Management Association and its Sustainability Facilities Professional certification. UH Facilities Management also conducts its own sustainability training for staff.
A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):
UH Staff have free access 24/7 to Lynda training resources which include many sustainability focused development opportunities.
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
While a link to Skillport and Lynda could be included, only university employees may access the link.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.