To maintain a professional development system for faculty and staff that regularly surveys faculty and staff for their professional needs, analyze survey results, and coordinate and plan for professional development offerings. There are (5) established tracts :
To learn about our upcoming professional development events, please view our SAU Faculty and Staff Professional Development Calendar
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Muleriders L.E.A.D. – Leadership Program
Muleriders L.E.A.D. is a professional development program that promotes leadership through a cohort model. For more information, schedule of events, and nomination forms, please visit web.saumag.edu/lead.
Faculty and Staff Professional Development University Committee
The professional development committee is comprised of representatives from each college and department. The co-chairs are Amy Bradshaw, firstname.lastname@example.org and Kathy Cole, email@example.com. To find the representative from your college or department, click here for the committee member list.
Online Faculty Primer – Ongoing Professional Development for Online Instructors
If you are thinking about or will be teaching an online class for the first time, the Online Faculty Primer will provide an introduction to the skills necessary to design and teach online courses. The OFP is a self-paced course available at all times and can be started and completed in a time frame that is convenient for you.
For more information and registration, please email Kathy Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing Training Contracts
For questions related to ongoing training, please contact:
DPS Training – Lesley Robertson, 235-4905
Shoretel Phone System – Gary Hickson, 235-4083
Building Captain Responsibilities – Robert Nash, 235-4065
Share Your Feedback about Our Events
We would love to learn your responses to the workshops, presentations, and other professional development program that you attended with The Academy! Please take a few moments to complete our survey: The Academy Participant Evaluation
Request Future Professional Development Programs
If you would like to make a suggestion or have a specific request for a future faculty or staff development program, please complete the Request for Future SAU Faculty and Staff Development form.
Share Your Expertise and Abilities with other SAU Faculty and Staff
We would like to know about our faculty and staff expertise. Do you have expertise and abilities that you would like to share with our SAU community? Let us know by completing our SAU Internal Database for Expertise and Abilities (IDEAS) Form.
Programming Attendance Records
Attendance records for the Academy’s programming are available upon request. Those completing evaluation or professional development plans may find these records helpful. To receive a copy of your attendance records for The Academy’s programs, please email us at: TheAcademy@saumag.edu.
Questions or Comments about The Academy
For more information about The Academy of Professional Development, please email Caroline Waller at email@example.com.