Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.65
Liaison John Gardner
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2019
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Kate Nelson
Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

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):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
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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-related professional development and training opportunities are made available to all staff and catalogued on the UWM Office of Sustainability website. All staff has access to LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content and sustainability-related Learning Paths and Courses are denoted on the UWM Office of Sustainability website. In addition, staff in Facilities, Planning and Management have the opportunity to apply for compensation for professional development-related training opportunities which include LEED accreditation and continuing education/training from USGBC, ASHRAE, as well as UWM's School of Continuing Education in areas such as Sustainable Water Management etc. More information can be found on the "What You Can Do" section of UWM's Office of Sustainability website.


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) :
1-24%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UWM Facilities Planning and Management-specific training resources and opportunities can be found at:
https://uwm.edu/facilities-planning-and-management/training-development/

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