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 retreats, workshops 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).
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
NCFDD. Tech faculty have free access to the resources and webinars of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) through Tech’s institutional membership. NCFDD provides webinars, workshops, and resources to support teaching, research and writing, and well-being for faculty.
LinkedIn Learning. Faculty 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.