|Submission Date||Nov. 13, 2018|
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 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:
The Sustainable Office Certification program, as discussed in EN-7, has two components: 1) the training of an office Sustainability Champion by members of the Office of Sustainability and 2) the training of fellow workers by the Sustainability Champion. We believe part 1) counts for Staff Professional Development and part 2) counts as an Employee Educators Program.
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):
Student interns go regularly to the Student Sustainability Leadership Symposium. The College pays for transportation and conference fee.
Sustainability Coordinator partakes in at least one ASSHE or another sustainability conference per year (travel, conference fee, flights are reimbursed.
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:
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.