|Submission Date||Feb. 25, 2020|
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training
|1.50 / 2.00|
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:
The Green Office Program is a voluntary, recognition-based carbon reductions program that provides resources to assist offices in reducing waste and conserving energy, including:
Training on sustainable practices tailored to our campus
Eco-Ambassadors- trained student volunteers to help update your office
A checklist of the smartest and simplest actions to choose form
A toolkit with reminders, recycling bins and more
Certification and recognition for offices
A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
The University supports and encourages the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy.
Established in 2018 by the State of Maryland in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy will advance the capacity of state and local government agencies, infrastructure organizations and businesses to develop and implement sound climate change initiatives thus ensuring current and future public health, security and economic prosperity.
Maryland's Climate Leadership Academy will support the work of the Maryland Climate Change Commission, providing important continuing education and executive training to state and local governments, infrastructure organizations and the private sector.
Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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