Professional Development

Consider Student Affairs a partner for your professional development. We offer workshops and trainings that can be tailored to the needs of your group, e.g. departments, committees, or learning communities. Student Affairs staff also offer regular workshops through Training and Development classes.

Faculty Learning Community on Active Learning and Student Development

This FLC explores active learning, student development theory, and the emerging profile of UGA students in order to design pedagogical approaches and strategies that promote student learning, development, and success. Participating faculty explore the intersections of learning and development and infuse active learning strategies into a course.

Attend or Present at the Engage Conference at UGA (September)

Join academic and student affairs professionals, support staff, and campus partners from institutions across the southeast for a day of innovative thinking and networking. Contact James Crawford, Assistant Director for Staff Development: jcrawford@uga.edu

Attend a “Got your Six” Workshop

This course provides participants an awareness of UGA’s student veteran population and explores the challenges/opportunities faced by this population. Sign up through Training and Development:

Request Consultations – Student Conduct

Request a consultation with a staff member from Student Conduct to learn more about classroom management and managing disruptive behavior.
Contact Rebecca Scarbro, Associate Director of Student Conduct: rcw34@uga.edu

Request a Workshop for your Faculty Group: Student Development

The goal of this workshop is to support faculty in developing an integrated curriculum that fosters student development and learning. Consider requesting this workshop if you are redesigning courses or entire curriculum maps. Contact Beate Brunow, Director of Academic Partnerships & Initiatives: b.brunow@uga.edu

Request a Training for your Faculty Group: Student Care and Outreach

Student Care and Outreach conducts trainings and educational sessions for various offices on campus by request. Contact Beau Seagraves, Associate Dean of Students for Student Care and Outreach: beaus@uga.edu

Attend or Present at the Connect Conference at UGA (March)

The Connect Conference is centered on the LGBT community, creating solidarity, and community-building. Contact Rashad Small, Senior Coordinator, LGBT Resource Center: rsmall@uga.edu

Attend “An LGBTQ Primer, Creating an Inclusive Community” Workshop

The class discusses what it means to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer (LGBTQ) and how to create a more inclusive culture within the UGA community for LGBTQ-identified students, faculty and staff. Sign up through Training and Development.

Departmental
Contact Information

Beate Brunow
Director of Academic Partnerships and Initiatives
b.brunow@uga.edu
706.542.3028