Staff Professional Development
It's good for us. It keeps us interested and interesting, fuels innovation, and helps us create a stronger network on campus. Like faculty, who are required to participate in professional development in order to stay relevant in their fields, staff also need to keep up with trends. If none of the trainings catch your eye, think about sharing your knowledge and skills by teaching one or peer coaching or mentoring your colleagues.
It's good for UM, too! Professional development boosts morale, reduces turnover, improves institutional knowledge across campus, and helps the University cultivate its most talented employees.