Professional Development

Plenty of free professional development opportunities are offered online and locally for faculty, department directors, managers, supervisors, non-managerial professionals, and administrative support.

Libraries

Libraries offer a wealth of free information and resources in all areas of expertise and professional development. Here are links to Widener’s Wolfgram Library and other libraries in the Delaware Valley.


The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education hosts free webinars and whitepapers produced by companies like Adobe and Microsoft, as well as leading universities and organizations in higher education. Topics of interest are available for all facets of higher education. An archive is available, but the webinars and whitepapers are only posted for a specified period of time. Download these valuable webinars now! http://chronicle.com/section/Events/77/

Administrators

Noel Levitz, a higher education consulting firm, provides free webinars on the website that focus on enrollment and student success. Webinar topics include “Retaining and Serving Non-Traditional Students,” “Student Retention,” and “Enrollment Management.”
https://www.noellevitz.com

Women

Arizona State University Commission on the Status of Women offers professional development presentations and videos on topics such as “Communication through Email at Work” and “Supervisory Training: Leading and Succeeding with Limited Resources.”
http://www.asu.edu/csw/workshops.html

Educators

ASCD provides free professional development opportunities for educators. Webinars, online courses, and free digital tools are at your fingertips to start improving your teaching and classroom environment today.
http://www.ascd.org/professional-development.aspx

Public Relations

Public Relations Society of America offers free webinars to their members. http://www.prsa.org/Learning/Archive/FreeWebinars/

Additional Links for Professional Development