Professional Development

Professional Development

There are  many professional development opportunities happening on campus. The Staff Council is encouraging staff to take advantage of both virtual and in-person opportunities. Staff always has access to LinkedIn Learning.

Professional Development Pie Challenge

Professional development is unique to each staff member and you should focus on the areas in which you would like to improve upon. Complete six of 10 slices of professional development topics by May 31, 2022, to be part of the Pie Challenge. Each slice (topic) needs to be a hour or longer in length of training.  Log your training as you go.

Taste and dive into your slices of professional development skills:

  • Leadership
  • Professional Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Creative Thinking
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Listening
  • Problem-solving
  • Time Management
  • Organization

Spotlight Learnings Courses

List of Leadership and/or Professional Communications LinkedIn Learning videos around giving and receiving feedback.

You can develop your skills with in-person training, taking course through your free access to LinkedIn Learning. Haven't used LinkedIn Learning, start with this online course "How to use LinkedIn Learning" (Beginner level, 43 minutes)

Log my training

I'm leading a training. How do I publicize my training?

Leaders of a professional development opportunity should submit a My SA announcement to advertise the training to the campus.

Using your Education Assistance 

Employees can be continual learners by taking class and working to a degree. Learn more about what is available to staff on Human Resources' Tuition & Educational Resources webpage.

Committee Members

Contact Mack Wilder, Victoria Nash or Elizabeth White with questions, ideas or interest in joining this committee.