Office of Faculty Professional Development Programs and Services

Faculty Professional Development Opportunities

The Office of Faculty Professional Development (OFPD) offers professional development workshops and webinars, coaching and accountability groups, writing retreats, and one-on-one professional development coaching and consultations.

Spring 2024 Programming

OFPD is offering a full slate of faculty professional development opportunities in Spring 2024. In addition to twice-monthly virtual writing retreatsworkshops will focus on growing your writing practice including the following topics: semester strategic planning (January), defining your values and purpose (January), overcoming imposter syndrome (February), communicating your accomplishments (March), and understanding burnout (April).

Learn more and register here!


Past Programming


Virtual Workshops

Maximizing Your Writing Process Slides from Workshop

Mentoring Graduate Student Writers Slides from Workshop

Overcoming Writer's Block Slides from Workshop

Creating a Semester Strategic Plan Slides from Workshop

Creating Solid Mentoring Relationships Slides from Workshop

Designing Your Writing Pipeline Handout from Workshop

Building your Summer Plan Handout from Workshop

The Art and Science of Saying “No” Slides from Workshop

Managing Email Overload Slides from Workshop

Promotion and Tenure Workshops

The Office of Faculty Professional Development and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty are offering workshops to support faculty as they prepare for promotion and/or tenure reviews.

For Academic Professionals and Lecturers: This workshop discuss candidate strategies for the Academic Professional promotion process, including how to determine when to go up, how to prepare successful packages, how to have conversations with supervisors about the process, and how to map job accomplishments to the promotion criteria. See most recent workshop recording.

For Tenure-Track Faculty: A workshop to discuss candidate strategies for the tenure-track promotion and tenure process, including how to prepare successful packages and how to map scholarly accomplishments to promotion and tenure criteria. See most recent workshop recording.


External Professional Development

LinkedIn LearningFaculty have free access to LinkedIn Learning  through Tech’s institutional membership. LinkedIn Learning offers an extensive online library of high-quality instructional videos on a wide range of professional development skills.

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