TheInvesting In You professional development program supports our shared commitment to ongoing
professional development for our most valuable resource, our staff. Our program:
Provides opportunities to build awareness around the unique needs of our students
from diverse backgrounds and provides tactics for providing effective and culturally
Facilitates training sessions, in collaboration with campus partners and subject matter
experts, that enhance our technical skills and introduce cutting-edge practices to
meet the needs of our students both virtually and in person.
Promotes the continual honing of core competencies for practitioners in alignment
with recommendations from professional organizations such as NASPA and ACPA.
Recognizes the importance of supporting a sustainable work-life balance by offering
sessions on self-care and career growth.
Offers ad hoc sessions related to current topics in higher education.
Facilitates departmental overview sessions to build familiarity with divisional programs
We achieve these goals by welcoming new divisional members during an orientation session,
offering a robust schedule of trainings and workshops throughout the year, hosting
an annual, full-day professional development conference, celebrating staff achievements
at an annual awards and recognition ceremony, and by providing structured staff mentoring
December 2 | 1:00 pm -2:30 pm | RSVPto receive Zoom link
Presented by Dr. Charles De Leone, Interim Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
Elizabeth Bell, Grants and Contracts Specialist
Melissa Teetzel, Manager, Grants and Contracts Development
Share Your Ideas!
Do you have expertise you would like to share with colleagues? What about an idea
of a session you would like us to schedule? Share your ideas and help us tailor this
program to your needs and interests. We want to hear from you!
If you are curious about what we have offered in the past, please review the session
archives! If there is a topic you would like to see again, please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org Many of our topics are offered on a revolving basis.
Individuals with disabilities, who would like to attend an IIY event, please contact email@example.com any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring
auxiliary aids such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials
notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance. Every reasonable
effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely