Specialized Professional Development

Professional Development is vital in supporting faculty growth and success. As faculty’s academic disciplines and teaching styles vary, so does how we support our diverse faculty and their professional needs. As a result, TLA has created the Personalized PD Path for faculty who have received administrative approval to do one of the following:

  • Present and/or attend an academic conference.
  • Participate in a TLA-sponsored/approved book club series.
  • Participate in any specific departmental professional development opportunities.

Personalized PD Path

In order to receive their 45-hour PD credit for the semester, faculty will do the following:

  1. Obtain administrative approval from their deans prior to selecting this path;
  2. Complete the Personalized PD Path Proposal online form;
  3. Attend the PD event;
  4. Work with your dean on the deliverable/end product.  This can be a presentation/workshop/lunch and learn in your department, a reflection of how this PD event informs your teaching/learning, an annotated bibliography of resources acquired from PD event, assignment ideas for future implementation, etc.  As all disciplines are different, and all PD events are different, this piece will look different for each faculty member.   Please work with your dean on the deliverable/end product.

 Please note:  every faculty member utilizing this option must complete a deliverable/end product.   

Personalized PD Path Proposal

Contact Us

Kelly Thayer

Director of Teaching, Learning, and Engagement
Teaching and Learning Academy
(850) 201-8038