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.
- 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
Current Professional Devlopment Opportunities
Mediation Workshop Series: These workshops include 4 in-person sessions, each 2 hours in length training participants to faciliatate mediated conversations.
Neurodiversity Workshop: What is neurodiversity , how nuerodiverse is our campus, and how can we support neurodivergent students. July, 2023
De-escalation Training: Training provided to staff on tips for de-escalating challanging situations. August, 2023
Linked In Learning
- 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.
- 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.
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