|Submission Date||Feb. 16, 2018|
University of Missouri
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|2.00 / 2.00||
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:
MU Department of Human Resource Services offers training classes, workshops, programs and resources to all employees. Anti-discrimination and Title IX training is required for all staff and faculty. Other categories of training include Equity and Inclusiveness Training and Management Fundamentals.
Held every fall, Sustainapalooza is MU’s annual sustainability festival, with live music and games. It is open to anyone, but Staff Council has partnered with the Sustainability Office for the last few years to help host and promote the event. It features interactive displays where attendees can learn about sustainability on campus and how they can get involved.
In addition, Sustainability Office staff visit the Staff Council meetings once per semester to provide updates, brief training and solicit feedback. Representatives from Staff Council are responsible for sharing information with staff in their respective areas.
Also, any staff member may apply for staff development funds to attend a sustainability related conference, such as AASHE or Green Sports Alliance.
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):
Sustainability Conference attendance reimbursement
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: