Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 31.93
Liaison Irena Lambrou
Submission Date Nov. 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Whatcom Community College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bob Riesenberg
Social Sciences
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

Learning Community of faculty interested in developing sustainability content for their courses. This began in 2016 with 16 faculty. Newly developed sustainability content is posted on a web site for Curriculum for the Bioregion hosted by Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

Full-time faculty earn a $1000 salary increase for completing the four workshops and becoming part of the Learning Community.

Adjunct faculty earn hourly pay for attending the workshops for eight hours.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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