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Professional Development Portal

Looking for Professional Development Opportunities?

Several departments across campus offer professional development for faculty and staff. We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities. Check out the links below for more information regarding workshops currently being offered across campus.

  • CETL Programming

    Programming for faculty and staff to enhance their work as educators. We offer inclusive space for faculty and staff to meet for personal and professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, and instructional technology.

    Workshops Offered
    • CETL Certificate Program
    • Podcast Professional Development Group: Teaching and Learning Online
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  • Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Programming

    Tier 2 EDI programming provides participants with the conceptual framework, opportunities for self-reflection and group discussion, and skill-building experience necessary for being an effective advocate for equity and diversity.

    Workshops Offered
    • Blugold Dialogue Series - Police Brutality
    • Campus Connect: Suicide Awareness and Intervention
    • CETL Reading Group Series: Stereotype Threat and Implications for the Classroom
    • Clear Water Exhibit: Artist Talk with Melanie G.S. Walby
    • Clear Water Exhibit: Panel Discussion
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: On the Basis of Sex
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: The Hate U Give
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Whose Streets? An Unflinching Look at the Ferguson Uprising
    • EDI Reading and Video Clip Dialogue Group: Whiteness, Allyship, and Taking Action
    • Eliminating Non-Inclusive Language toward Native Americans
    • Engaging International Students in a Virtual Environment
    • Identifying and Responding to the Mental Health Needs of UWEC Students: A Comprehensive Guide for Faculty and Staff
    • Identity, Privilege and Oppression
    • Islamophobia in America
    • Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care Reading Group
    • Lessons from the Panthers and the Mainstream Civil Rights Movement for BLM
    • March Cultural Awareness Challenge
    • Mentoring Diverse Students in Faculty/Student Collaborative Research
    • Picture a Scientist Film Viewing and Discussion
    • Racing Toward Justice: In Conversation with Kabzuag Vaj
    • Racing Toward Justice: In Conversation with Saeed Jones
    • Reading Group: How to Be an Antiracist
    • Reading Group: How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir
    • Reading Group: Juliet Takes A Breath
    • Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions in the Classroom
    • Safe Space Training
    • Teaching about Race and Racism in the College Classroom CETL Reading Group Series
    • The Gender Gap: What is it and what can we do?
    • The Hate You Give Reading Group Series
    • The Psychology of the African American Experience
    • Trans 101
    • Understanding Islam and Muslims: Countering Myths and Distortions
    • Veteran Students and Suicide Prevention
    • What the Hmong: An Introduction of the American Hmong Experience
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  • Growth Mindset for Leaders

    Exclusive learning opportunity for Supervisors, Managers, and those in a leadership position in all UWEC departments. This program explores the fundamentals of leadership through exploration of UWEC centric practices, and through general leadership principles in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Franklin Covey). Registration upon cohort invitation required.

    Workshops Offered
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 1)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 2)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 3)
    • 7 Habits for Highly Effective People - Self Paced
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 1)
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 2)
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 3)
    • Department Chair Fundamentals
    • Employee Performance Management
    • Hire to Retire
    • Leadership at the Speed of Trust (optional)
    • Policeies, Benefits & Career
    • Policies, Benefits & Career
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  • Growth Mindset for Leaders Learning Camp

    A one week, concentrated, learning camp for those that want to complete the entire program curriculum or catch up on individual classes within the Growth Mindset for Leaders Program.

    Workshops Offered
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • Employee Performance Management
    • Hire to Retire
    • Policies, Benefits & Career
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  • PowerPoint

    Learn how to spice up your PowerPoint presentations!

    Workshops Offered
    • PowerPoint Poster
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Firstsource

The Firstsource Support Team offers 30-minute individual, small group and department-specific travel training (additional time may be scheduled).

Unravel Your Travel

  • Travel authorization – if required
  • Best practices for travel booking
  • Airfare, lodging, vehicle rental
  • Acceptable payment methods
  • Cash advance process
  • Expense reimbursement
  • How to get your expense reimbursement report approved the first time
  • Top 5 expense report send back reasons and how to avoid them
  • Student travel
  • Updates, tips and tools

Contact the Firstsource Support Team, (715-836-3131) of the ASK Center to schedule.

 

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