The Student Affairs Professional Development Committee provides opportunities and resources to enrich the professional growth of staff members through a wide range of development opportunities to
- Provide opportunities for staff to develop professional skills.
- Increase staff connection with campus resources.
- Help employees grow within their profession by progressing toward their professional career goals.
- Create a sense of belonging.
NASPA & ACPA Professional Competencies
- Personal and Ethical Foundations
- Values, Philosophy, and History
- Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
- Law, Policy, and Governance
- Organizational and Human Resource
- Social Justice and Inclusion
- Student Learning and Development
- Advising and Supporting
Spring 2021 Opportunities
Linked In Learning
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging For All Learning Path
- Learn about the challenges and opportunities inherent in working in diverse organizations. This transformative learning path reviews current thinking and best practices on essential topics such as bias in all of its forms, cultural competence, communication, allyship, and accountability.
Developing your Emotional Intelligence
- Emotional intelligence can help you build effective relationships at work. Executive coach and organizational psychologist Gemma Roberts explains what emotional intelligence is and why it's important. She helps you become more self-aware so that you can identify triggers that may hijack your performance. She also helps you align your intentions and your impact so that you can build strong and collaborative relationships.
- Learn mindfulness & meditation.
- 4-week Koru Mindfulness course with free access to the Koru App and receive a copy of "The Mindful Twenty-Something" book.
- To sign up, click here. Or email Dayna Browning for more information
Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture (IPEC)
- Justice in Transition Virtual Speaker Event: “Justice in Transition” recognizes the need to address injustice and reach for outcomes that aim for reparative, just, and meaningful change. The series features a variety of speakers and performances from people who actively address systemic injustices of the past and present and advocate for change that enables us to all rise together. Registration is required
Articles of Interest
- Adaptive or transactional leadership in current higher education: A brief comparison.
- Inclusive leadership: Realizing positive outcomes through belongingness and being valued for uniqueness
- How to become an inspirational leader, and what to avoid
- The impact of emergent virtual leadership competencies on team effectiveness.
- Emotional intelligence and leadership: A review of the progress, controversy, and criticism
- Student Retention Models in Higher Education: A Literature Review
- Linking early alert systems and student retention: a survival analysis approach
- Let’s Talk Learning Analytics: A Framework for Implementation in Relation to Student Retention
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- How Does Identity Shape the Experiences of Women of Color Engineering Students?
- Counterspaces for Women of Color in STEM Higher Education:Marginal and Central Spaces for Persistence and Success
- TED (Producer). (2016). TEDTalks: Kimberlé Crenshaw: The urgency of intersectionality [Video].
- Ijeoma Oluo | So You Want to Talk About Race | Talks at Google
- Screaming in the Silence: How to be an ally, not a savior Video/YouTube