Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jeff Spoelstra
Submission Date July 22, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Western Michigan University
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jeff Spoelstra
Sustainability Coordinator
Office for Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
2898

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Faculty Learning Community

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
913

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

The WMU Office of Faculty Development invites all faculty to participate in its various faculty learning communities.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

The Office of Faculty Development trained facilitators prior to beginning the new learning community session. Facilitators also consult with the Executive Director of Campus Sustainability for a history and overview of current campus sustainability programming.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides funding. The Office of Faculty Development provides planning and logistical support. Facilitators are paid a stipend and provided some support for supplies. Future support may come from internal general funds or internal/external grant funding.


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