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Professional Development

Professional Development Blog

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About Professional Development


The Office of Professional Development enhances the teaching and learning environment of the college by coordinating and promoting internal and external opportunities/resources that support the college’s mission. The Office aids the professional development and growth of the individual and the institution as measured by:

  • communicating opportunities for professional development and collaboration
  • providing opportunities for all employees to learn to be change agents and leaders within their area of expertise
  • providing opportunities for skills development at all levels of the institution

Steering Committee

A college-wide steering committee has been established to plan, prioritize, and make funding recommendations for professional development. The committee provides guidance and support for the LEAD Academy, Fall and Spring planning activities, the Academic Excellence Symposium, and other professional development activities and programs. The current members of the 2020-21 Professional Development Advisory Board are:

Professional Development Steering Committee



Dr. Elizabeth Barnes

Faculty representative from the College of Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair)

Dr. John Brady

Director of Planning and Professional Development (Co-Chair)

Sarah Desormeaux

Faculty Senate representative

Dr. Michael Flota

Faculty representative from the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Dr. Michelle Goldys

Administrative employee representative

Dr. Margie Hensler

Faculty representative from the College of Education

Bill Harrison

Professional employee representative

Tracy Martin

Career employee representative

Dr. Cheryl Kohen

Online Studies representative

Charlene Latimer

Critical Thinking Institute representative

Dr. Michelle Lee

Faculty representative from the College of Arts and Sciences


Marketing representative