Professional Development Opportunities

Come kick start your creativity!

Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committee have teamed up to bring you Kick Start Your Creativity presented by: Juliet Kosarzycki, MBA, CPC.

In this workshop, you will learn new ways of looking at situations to broaden your mind and come up with ideas to wow your coworkers through a variety of creative thinking techniques and practice using these techniques. 


Join us on Thursday, November 6 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Alumni A/B. Light refreshments will be provided.


Please register:


Social Media 101: Strategies & Tactics

If you use social media (personally, or if you manage a departmental account),
this is for you!

Jena Richter, the University’s Social Media Specialist will be providing two identical sessions called “Social Media 101: Strategies & Tactics” to teach campus social media users tips & tricks and best practices for various social media. Special attention will be given to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Jena and her intern, Rory Mileham, will also cover: other platforms, hashtags, Facebook EdgeRank, and Social Media Analytics and will answer any questions that attendees have.

Session one will occur Monday, October 27 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in IS1129 J (session is currently full), and the second session, covering the same material, will occur on Wednesday, October 29 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in IS1129A.

ALL are welcome (university staff, academic staff, faculty, student employees responsible for social media, etc.), but please RSVP via this link: Due to room capacity, the October 27 session will be capped at 25 participants, and the October 29 session will be capped at 44 participants. RSVP ASAP to guarantee a spot!

This event is sponsored by: Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committee



How to Apply: University staff employees interested in applying for profesional development funds should complete the Request Form (download and type or complete online and print) and submit it to Teri Ternes.

Feedback: Upon completion of the professional development activity, the Committee asks that you provide feedback via the Allocations Evaluation Form, so that information can be shared with others who may be interested in participating in the activity in the future.

Upcoming opportunities:
Please note the following partial list of the many agencies offering professional development opportunities:
Fred Pryor and Career Track
Jossey-Bass (scroll down to ‘Calendar of Conferences’ on the left side bar)
Mary Jane Mapes, CSP, Keynotes, Seminars and Workshops
National Seminars Group, Rockhurst University Seminars
Padgett-Thompson Seminars
Skillpath Seminars, CompuMaster Seminars
UW-Green Bay Office of Outreach and Extension
Wisconsin Council of Safety