Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.06
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date June 15, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Western Technical College
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Amanda McCray
Intern
Sustainability Institute
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
No

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
0

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
15

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

N/A


Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

Horticultural Plant Health Care certificate - prepares students to enter the "green industry". The program offers a broad view of plants and plant health issues. Students learn plant identification, turf management, care of ornamentals, and characteristics of various soils. All students will test for the State of Wisconsin Pesticide Applicators License as part of the class. Upon completion of this certificate program, students are ready to enter the workforce or move into Western's Landscape Technician diploma program and an associate’s degree in Landscape Horticulture.


Year the certificate program was created:
2012

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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