Mission and Goals
Professional Development strives to improve and increase capabilities of faculty and staff through access to education and training opportunities both within Shaw University and with outside consultants and organizations, while helping to build and maintain the positive moral of faculty and staff continuing to attract and maintain high quality and motivated faculty and staff constituents.
The mission and goals of the Professional Development program at Shaw University are fulfilled by:
- Creating an office that provides opportunities and
resources to help strengthen professional and technological skills of
faculty and staff.
funds for faculty and staff to attend conferences and workshops pertinent
to teaching and the learning process, technological skills, as well as
customer focused training.
in-house workshops and conferences on the integration and use of
activities that help new employees quickly adjust and get assimilated into
the institutional and professional arenas.
a supportive and rewarding system for faculty and staff who are innovative
and are recognized by their peers for their excellence.
financial assistance in the form of mini-grant awards for activities and
projects geared toward promoting and improving teaching effectiveness,
scholarship, and enhancing student learning.
a forum for faculty to dialog with one another -brown-bag seminars -
sharing ideas, discussing issues that are pertinent to the overall
teaching profession, individual research, and / or student learning, while
also creating a sense of community.