Professional Development for Staff


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): What You Need To Know

May 15

This is a session for staff who handle and interact with student information. FERPA, the federal law governing student privacy, dictates when and how we may (or must!) share student information. This session is brought to you by the Offices of Risk Management and University Counsel.

Webinar: De-Stress and Re-Energize After Work

May 23

Your time away from work each day and during vacation is intended to give your body and mind a break from being overburdened with stress. This webinar will present key strategies to help you use your time away from work to reduce stress and to re-energize.

UndocuAlly Training

June 14

The Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience, in conjunction with the Ad Hoc Committee on DACA/Undocumented Students, are sponsoring and hosting a 3-hour campus-wide UndocuAlly training session. Topics covered include an overview of laws, policies, and issues currently impacting our student population; best practices for improving services for our students; and how to be allies and advocates for those impacted.

Gallup StrengthsFinder Team Workshop

In the StrengthsFinder Team Workshop, we use the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0 book and the results from each team member’s StrengthsFinder assessment to discuss how each person can use their top five strengths to enhance their individual and team effectiveness. This workshop will help you and your team identify your strengths and create a culture where strengths thrive.

Presentation and Speaking Skills

Are you looking to increase your presentation or speaking skills, or to build and/or enhance your leadership skills?  If so, then consider joining the local Toastmasters group.  More than 300,000 individuals participate in Toastmasters worldwide – it is an affordable, encouraging, and self-paced program that works, whether you are nervous about speaking in public or whether you are confident and looking to increase your skills.  See for yourself by visiting any of the Orange Orators Toastmasters group meetings – no appointment or obligation required.

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