Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.11
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Western University
PAE-13: Staff Professional Development in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brandon Watson
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services
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Does the institution make training and professional development opportunities in sustainability available to all staff?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

Western, as a knowledge community is committed to supporting staff to pursue education goals to enhance their career options and enrich their lives. The Educational Assistance Plan helps them achieve their goals, and helps Western to engage and keep its best employees.

Western provides financial assistance to help staff seek or finish a degree, pursue professional development, or take individual courses that are relevant to their career aspirations. Advance funding is also available for many courses.

Staff may pursue any sustainability-related studies at Western, or studies related to their profession at any accredited Canadian university or college; explore opportunities at Continuing Studies at Western; or consider computer training with Western ITS courses.

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability are available:

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