Faculty Development

Information and Resources are forthcoming.  Please contact cetl@park.edu for questions and requests.


Resources to support excellence in classroom teaching and to orient new full-time and adjunct faculty to Park University.

  • Preparing to Teach

  • Pedagogical Strategies

  • Assessing Student Learning

  • Teaching and Developing Online Courses

  • Documenting Effective Teaching

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Resources to support faculty’s scholarly research and publication goals.

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Service and Professional Development

Resources to support faculty in their university service and personal professional development.

  • Creating a Professional ePortfolio

  • Google Drive Tutorials

  • Effective Advising

  • Mentoring Student Research

  • Resources for Program Coordinators

  • Professional Development for Chairs and Deans

  • Women's Leadership in Higher Education

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New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation covers the organizational structure of the institution, including its history, mission/vision, academic and entrepreneurial initiatives, and programs.  Time is dedicated to professional development activities, specifically exploring those University resources in place to support excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Fall Faculty Conference

Fall Faculty Conference is a 2-day event for full-time faculty to discuss what is going on at the University and to share best practices.  CETL provides 3 faculty-led workshops to enhance teaching in the classroom during the conference.  To view current and past workshops, login to the CETL portal, then select the academic year Event Resources option (i.e. 2014-2015 Event Resources). 

Kansas City Professional Development Council (KCPDC)

KCPDC offers faculty and staff of higher education institutions, who are members of KCPDC, to participate in professional development courses and conferences.  Click here to learn more about KCPDC and its course and conference schedules.  Park University KC area faculty and staff interested in registering for KCPDC courses or conferences may click here.  

Fred Pryor

Fred Pryor seminars offer a variety of training to the University ranging from technology to customer service.  Park University faculty and staff interested in attending a face-to-face Fred Pryor training may click here for the details.  To view upcoming trainings, click here, and enter your zip code to find a local seminar.



Park University faculty may click here (MyPark login required) to view call for presentations and upcoming conferences.