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Academic Staff Professional Development

The Academic Staff Professional Development Component provides auxiliary support to both instructional and non-instructional academic staff for active participation in activities that: teach skills needed for changing needs and roles, enhance career goals, improve program quality and help the University fulfill its mission and goals. Appropriate projects could include attendance at conferences or workshops to acquire specific skills or knowledge, a staff exchange or internship that requires an extended period of involvement or participation in structured learning settings at other institutions or agencies. Approved projects will be funded up to $1,500 to cover registration fees, travel, housing and other reasonable expenses.

The Academic Staff Professional Development Component provides auxiliary support to both instructional and non-instructional academic staff for active participation in activities that: 

  • teach skills needed for changing needs and roles
  • enhance career goals
  • improve program quality
  • and help the University fulfill its mission and goals. 

Appropriate projects could include attendance at conferences or workshops to acquire specific skills or knowledge, a staff exchange or internship that requires an extended period of involvement or participation in structured learning settings at other institutions or agencies. Approved projects will be funded up to $1,500 to cover registration fees, travel, housing and other reasonable expenses.

Submitting Academic Staff Professional Development Proposal

For detailed information about the Academic Staff Professional Development Component, procedures for submitting a proposal, eligibility and evaluation criteria see the Academic Staff Professional Development section of the Faculty Development Fund Handbook. PLEASE READ THIS SECTION OF THE HANDBOOK IN ITS ENTIRETY, AS A PROPOSAL NARRATIVE OR OTHER MATERIALS MAY BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE YOUR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION. You can also download the following documents pertaining to the Academic Staff Professional Development Component:

Past Academic Staff Professional Development Component Awards

To see who has has previously received Academic Staff Professional Development Component awards, see Awards and Recognition.

 

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by Reinke, Heidi L last modified May 30, 2012 02:53 PM