|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 3, 2017|
University of the Pacific
EN-8: Staff Professional Development
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Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :
Elements of sustainability are addressed over the course of the year in multiple formats:
- wellness information is delivered by our counseling and health staff, human resources staff and programs, campus dietician and wellness director, sustainability staff and our recreation staff;
- transportation information is reinforced with regular reminders about ongoing local trans options programs, and annual bike to work week promotion;
- information for staff at all levels in meeting our institutional learning objective on sustainability and demonstrating mastery within staff performance is addressed by our Office of Assessment, Training and Technology; and
- educational activities on all aspects of sustainability are part of our April Sustainability Month.
The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:
The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:
AY15-AY16 - Reviewed data from August 2014 through March 2016 and 66% of courses relate to sustainability. Courses relating to environmental, economic, and social sustainability were counted.
AY13-AY14 - Reviewed data compiled of courses offered by AT&T and deduced that about 60% of courses related to sustainability. Amount of attendees was counted and analyzed to reflect the amount of staff who participated in a course related to sustainability throughout the year. Low estimate was given until more analysis could be done to confirm the 60% data.