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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.68
Liaison Jeanne Gulnick
Submission Date July 18, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Saint Joseph's College - ME
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 2.00 Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director
Community-Based Learning
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

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):
25-49%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

Internal professional development opportunities include workshops and seminars sponsored by the Sustainability Task Force. The College also offers weekly incentivized wellness educational workshops called "Lunch and Learn," as well as an Annual Health and Wellness Event--A Healthy Planet, A Healthy You. Additionally a monthly "Healthy Cooking Series" offers healthy food and health insurance points to all faculty and staff who attend.


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):
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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) :
75% or more

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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From the annual staff review: "Please comment on the following SJC Performance Standard - Commits to sustainable practices such as recycling, limited use of paper and electricity, composting, health and wellness, etc."

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.