Professional Development

Professional Development
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Learn About Sustainability

Develop your skills, knowledge and practice of sustainability with our professional development trainings and programs.

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What Sustains Us?
Online Learning Module

With over two decades of sustainability action at UNH, there's a lot to learn about why we're ranked one of the most sustainable higher education institutions in the nation! This online tutorial features a series of brief videos and questions covering our history, definition and practice of sustainability. Learn how you can engage and what resources are available.

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Take Action: Sustainability Learning

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Sustainable Office Program

Both professional development and a change making opportunity, participants become leaders in sustainability with support and guidance from the Sustainability Institute and serve as peer mentors to others in their office around sustainability. Enact changes around your office and make choices to support equitable, environmentally conscious, and socially responsible decisions around office culture, purchasing, training and operations. 
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NEW! Carbon Footprinting Certificate

Offered in partnership with UNH Professional Development and Training, our staff now offer a certificate program in carbon footprinting, which gives an understanding of basic greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting concepts, awareness of the tools and resources available, and will prepare you to tackle a GHG inventory for your school, organization, business or community. Open to all UNH faculty, staff and students, as well as representatives from the community.
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Integrate Sustainability into Your Teaching

Offered in partnership with UNH's Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CEITL), watch the Talk About Teaching Workshop on  Integrating Sustainability Into Course Curriculum to learn how you can embed sustainability into your courses.
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Research & Teaching Incentives

UNH offers incentives for faculty and staff research and curriculum development through two university-wide programs: the Open Access Incentive Program and the UNH Sustainability Awards.
Learn more about Open Access
Learn more about Sustainability Awardee Funding

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UNH Professional Development & Training

UNH Professional Development and Training offers many sustainability-related courses and certificates on topics ranging from Natural Resources, Education, and Women's Leadership to Certified Green Supply Chain education. 
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Office of Community, Equity & Diversity

UNH's Office of Community, Equity and Diversity offers a wide range of trainings to support our community's values and learning around diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion – including Social Justice Educator Training and Safe Zones Training. 
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UNH Human Resources

UNH has many resources for its employees to live and work sustainably – including a paid day for community service, workplace learning, work/life flexibility and sustainable retirement investing.

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