Professional Development Workshops

All workshops held in Joyal, Room 203 from 12pm-1pm.  Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Tuesday, February 11th

Less Paperwork, More Advising: Find hacks, tips, and tricks using apps and extensions to streamline your advising process.  Led by: William Hardaway

Tuesday, March 10th

Understanding How We Can Best Support Students Who Experience Generalized Anxiety Disorder: We will explore how two student groups (High Achievers and Nontraditional) experience their versions of Generalized Anxiety within the university setting.  We will also discuss mental health awareness, stigma and best practices in working with students of all ability levels.  Led by: Tory Polnitz & Rima Maldonado

Tuesday, April 14th

Navigating Difficult Conversations: Attendees interested in bolstering their communication skills and confidence relative to having difficult student discussions will learn practice tips and gain awareness of common pitfalls that make or break the outcome of such conversations.  This is pre-recorded webinar.

Tuesday, May 12th

Understanding Cultural Variables with Communication:  Understanding some uniqueness's our International Students and others from the various cultural backgrounds bring to our campus and how to best serve them.  Led by: Dr. Sarah Lam

Registration for all workshops is available thru the CSU Learn Portal.  Please contact Kathy Dunbar ( for additional questions.