The Faculty Professional Development Program organizes and conducts offerings aimed at engaging faculty in focused conversations about designing teaching and learning experiences to contribute to a "teaching commons" at Northern Arizona University. 

Upcoming Events:

FPDP offers single & multi-meeting sessions, faculty learning communities, book discussions and communities of practice. 

View the September offerings.  

Learn about our new faculty learning opportunities. 

Remote access link & session materials is located in our BB Learn Shell

Self enroll into our BB Learn Shell to access all materials & remote link.


About the Faculty Professional Development Program

Faculty Professional Development Program offers the following programs and activities on a yearly basis. To learn more about each activity go here

 View and enroll in scheduled activities.   

  • New Faculty Engagement
    • Fall Orientation
    • Productive Beginnings Series
    • Colleague-to-Colleague Mentoring Partnerships
  • Faculty Learning Communities & Communities of Practice
  • Events & Sessions (offered remotely)
    • January Teaching Day
    • Book Discussions
    • Topical Workshops and Session Series
    • Webinars
    • Yuma Professional Development Day    
  • Consultations on Teaching and Scholarship
    • Individual
    • Departmental and Program
    • Committee
    • Resource Collaboration Group
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Development
    • Introduction to University Teaching Course (semesters vary)
    • GTA Recognition Program

For information about our upcoming events, view our current calendar 

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