STARS Information:

  • Credit Rationale: Institution makes cultural competence trainings and activities available to all employees.
  • Environmental Benefits: Offering employee training opportunities at a university ensures all employees have the proper education and background to perform to the best of their abilities.  
  • Scoring: Institution earns 0.25 points for meeting the criteria outlined above.  

Going Green

CSU Channel Islands Summary:

Employee Training Opportunities

CSU Channel Islands currently does meet the criteria for this credit by making cultural competence trainings and activities available to all employees.

California State University Channel Islands offers three forms of employee training opportunities. Several divisions on campus offer either mandatory or specialized training including The Source: CSU Systemwide Resources for Professional Development, Library Software Training, and Environment and Safety Training.

Systemwide Professional Development

Systemwide Professional Development provides options for CSU employees to expand their job-related learning beyond campus offerings. Thousands of e-Learning courses, bargain registration fees, certification prep for IT professionals, and webcasts providing specialized content are available to all CSU employees and their families.

Media Development office

The Media Development office at CSU Channel Islands is the epicenter of digital creation and support for all employees. Through the Media Development office, employees can check out digital equipment, receive software support, library software training, request for media duplication, and learn how to make a decent poster through available online guides.

Environment and Safety Training

Environment and safety training at CSU Channel Islands: Laws and regulations mandate many types of training regarding hazardous materials use, pollution prevention and occupational safety. The type of information employees are required to know varies depending on their position. Employee supervisors or the Environment, Safety and Risk Management office can tell employees what types of training are required. Employees can receive their required training in the classroom or, for many safety courses, on-line.

Information Received From:

Dan Wakelee: Associate Dean of the Faculty

Learn More:

For more information about employee training opportunities at CSU Channel Islands, visit

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