The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) provides and coordinates professional development activities for our faculty and staff across our campus. Professional development happens in a variety of ways on our campus and beyond.
Our office provides sevral workshops for faculty and staff covering a variety of pedagogical and technological topics, including: teaching and learning, teaching and learning with technology, faculty career support, global and civic enagagement, office of research, new faculty seminar series, and Department Chair series.
The Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule Google Doc hyperlink below contains registration links, dates/times, and facilitator information for all of our workshops and special events.
Teaching and Learning
Find out more about Universal Design for Learning strategies, maximizing student engagement, supporting non-cognitive development, and more with our professional development workshops focused on teaching and learning topics.
Faculty Career Support
Learn more about what to expect during the different stages of your career path - how to navigate policies, procedures, and requirements associated with promotion and tenure, consider a future in leadership, and get prepared for retirement.
Global and Civic Engagement
Find out how to integrate civic engagement in your class - how to develop a study abroad program, support for teaching and research scholar programs, and understanding more about experiential education.
Office of Research
We work with the Office of Research to provide workshops on research consultation; grants, resources, and services; and sponsored programs.
New Faculty Seminar Series
Get information on the topics most relevant for new Appalachian faculty - inclusive excellence, Universal Design for Learning, and assessing student learning.
The events listed here include all campus-wide professional development events that may be of interest to you. You can register for events by visiting the Workshop Schedule.
Feel free to suggest topics for workshops or request training sessions designed for your work group.