Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Jeannie Matheison
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Idaho
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Jeannie L. Matheison
Sustainability Center
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

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

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

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University of Idaho Extension Master Gardener Volunteers provide a valuable resource by helping educate Idaho’s citizens about the art and science of growing and caring for plants and landscapes in a scientifically sustainable way.

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers not only learn important gardening skills, they also develop a deeper understanding of important life skills such as conflict resolution, resource utilization, communication, leadership, goal setting, critical thinking and problem-solving, marketing, healthy lifestyle choices, stress and disease management, lifelong learning skills, and more!

In 2017, its Idaho-only and joint Idaho-Utah programs graduated 499 new University of Idaho Extension Master Gardener Volunteers and delivered enhanced training and service opportunities to 209 Advanced Master Gardener Volunteers.

The Idaho Master Gardener program was created in 1976 in Ada and Canyon Counties. You can find the Master Gardener Volunteer program in 32 of Idaho’s’ 44 counties,

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