Welcome to Fall Semester 2014.
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“Professional Development is a life-long commitment that includes development of skills at varying levels and at different stages throughout the career path.” University of South Florida, Division of Student Affairs, Professional Development Plan.
UCA Student Services Professional Development Committee:
Mathilda Hatfield, (chair),
Tina Jordan Livingston,
From the Division of Student Services 2013-18 Strategic Plan Priorities:
Organizational and Operational Effectiveness (OE)
Objective: OE 3 – Promote intentional and ongoing student services staff Professional Development
OE 3.1 Create division Professional Development committee
OE 3.2 Institute professional development activities, curriculum, and opportunities for division staff; including Annual Retreat
OE 3.3 Promote membership in local, regional, and national Professional Development Associations
The Division’s comprehensive Plan encompasses three components: Education, Communication / Recognition and Resource
Establish a series of professional development activities and opportunities for division staff; including Annual Retreat.
Quarterly Education Activities
- Speaker Series
- Annual Retreat
- Holiday/Celebration Gatherings
Communication / Recognition
Celebrate Achievements by implementing annual staff awards that support mission and strategic goals
- “High Fives” for achievements, scholastic / professional / outstanding community & campus service.
Serve as a resource on professional development memberships and associations.
- Maintain list of division staff serving their respective professional associations
- Maintain list of division staff membership in associations and community service organizations that may serve as cross-training opportunities.