|Submission Date||Dec. 22, 2020|
Western Technical College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training
|1.25 / 2.00||
Director of Sustainability and Resilience
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:
Sustainability staff offer professional development open to all employees on topics of climate change, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and resilience-thinking. These are typically delivered in 30-45 minute sessions over Western's "open hours" (Monday and Wednesday lunch hour).
A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :
Western was a host institution for AASHE's 2020 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education. All employees and students had free access to all sessions and keynotes.
Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :
Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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