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.

Access the materials for our events, sessions, and meetings.

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

Upcoming Event: New Faculty Orientation

For detailed information, resources for new faculty and to register, go here. 

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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