Workshops and Events

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 linksdates/times, and facilitator information for all of our workshops and special events.

CAE Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule

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.

Register for Teaching and Learning Workshops

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

Register for Faculty Career Support workshops

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.

Register for Global and Civic Engagement workshops

Office of Research

We work with the Office of Research to provide workshops on research consultationgrants, resources, and services; and sponsored programs.

Register for Office of Research workshops

New Faculty Seminar Series

Get information on the topics most relevant for new Appalachian faculty - inclusive excellenceUniversal Design for Learning, and assessing student learning.

Register for New Faculty Seminar Series workshops


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.

Workshop Scheduler

The Center for Academic Excellence development team created the Workshop Scheduler online application to administer schedulingpromoting, and registering Appalachian users for group workshops. The Administrator Manual (PDF) includes steps to create a community for facilitating workshops, instructions for using the application, and information about how to receive technical support for using the Workshop Scheduler.

Seminar Room 327 Belk Library Calendar