Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
0.01 / 3.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
19,633

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
University of Minnesota Sustainability Faculty Network

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
69

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

Network members share a common interest in sharing the expertise in sustainability education and building new opportunities to serve students across the University.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

History & Theory of Sustainability Education; Pedagogy; Curriculum Design (at level of individual courses); Student Outcomes; Instructor Outcomes; Institutional Outcomes; Strategies for Program Development Within Institutions; Program-Scale Design, Organization, and Content; Trends in Sustainability Education in Higher Education; Demand for Sustainability Education; Challenges to Implementation; Research Methods for Sustainability Education; University-Community Partnerships.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

With the support of a mini-grant from the Institute on the Environment, the Network has developed a concrete implementation strategy to guide its efforts over the next several years.


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