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Professional Development

Coming soon: 

The University of Northern Iowa Student Affairs Professional Development Committee (SAPDC) will offer a fall 2014 conference on Wednesday, November 19th from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Maucker Union. The theme of this semester’s conference is "Maximizing Effectiveness" and the keynote speaker will be Lyn Redington, Ph.D., Director of Residence Life.

Professional Development Opportunities


The Future of Student Affairs (NASPA Webinar - Free!)
From Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) to the changing demographics of our students, the higher education environment is evolving more quickly than ever. Student Affairs as an entity must adapt to these changes or quickly become irrelevant. Hear from NASPA President Kevin Kruger talk about these societal shifts and how our field must adapt. Come prepared to hear from this accomplished educator and have your questions ready.
Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Location: Online - for details & event registration, click here.

SA Professional Development Session: Supervisor Toolkit: Online Resources
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: ITTC 136
Presenters: Beth Kuehl, HRIS Administrator

Session description:
This session will focus on using online resources to develop leadership and management skills.
In addition, supervisors will have an opportunity to explore online videos and strategies that could
be integrated into team meetings.

To register, click here.

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Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteer Tuesday registration:

The Professional Development Committee was developed to support and communicate the professional development opportunities for Student Affairs staff. Committee members include:

  • Chair - Shelley Matthews         Ashley Brickley         Renae Carrillo        Carol Fletcher                                     
  • Timothy Klatt                           Roxanne Klepper      Anna McGee           Jennifer Suchan
  • Todd Thomas