|Submission Date||Oct. 6, 2014|
EN-8: Staff Professional Development
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 :
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. Advanced 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 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:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.