Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.93
Liaison Nathanael Schildbach
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Massachusetts Amherst
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Nathanael Schildbach
Marketing Manager
University Relations
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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)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

UMass Transit Services, UMass Parking Services, and the Partnership for Worker Education (with assistance from campus sustainability professionals) presents an annual workshop on electric vehicles and the benefits and campus and state incentives for purchasing electric vehicles. Includes two hour session that provides an overview of electric vehicles and an opportunity to test drive electronic vehicles.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Staff regularly benefit from external professional development or training opportunities in sustainability, including the annual Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference and regular attendance of AASHE conferences.


Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
1-24%

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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