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STARS Data Quality Boot Camp Webinar Series: Operations
January 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTFree
Expanded from last year, the STARS Data Quality Boot Camp Series will help you gain the insights you need to submit a high-quality STARS report in time for the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index, Princeton Review and Sierra data sharing deadlines. Every STARS 2.1 report undergoes a standard collaborative review and revision process intended to catch data quality issues before it is published. While this process helps to promote data quality, it can result in a long delay if significant issues are found in the report. This series of webinars will focus on data accuracy tips for credits that are commonly misinterpreted. Join presenters Jordan Schanda and Monika Urbanski as they explain what you can do to put your best report forward before the 2019 deadlines!
The fourth webinar in the series focuses on the Operations (OP) section of STARS. General tips for reporting on OP credits will be covered, including several exemplary practice credits. The webinar will include data accuracy tips on credits related to Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building Operations & Maintenance, Food & Beverage Purchasing, Sustainable Purchasing and more.
Monika Urbanski, Data & Content Manager, AASHE
Monika joined AASHE in Summer 2011 and currently manages AASHE publications, resources and STARS submission review. Before coming to AASHE, Monika worked in institutional research, planning and assessment at Frostburg State University. During that time, she helped launch the University’s Learning Green, Living Green (LGLG) sustainability initiative and developed LGLG’s first climate action plan. Monika holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages from Frostburg State University.
Jordan Schanda, STARS Program Coordinator, AASHE
Jordan graduated with honors from University of Arkansas in 2012, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, minoring in statistics and sustainability. She obtained her Master of Science in Administrative Studies from Missouri State University, where she also worked full-time as the Sustainability Coordinator. In this role, she led the University’s first sustainability strategic planning process, using STARS as a guide. Jordan values the intersection between relationships and analysis and believes that sustainability reporting is essential for creating change.