2020 CPD Programs Brochure
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Academic Programs

SUNY Center for Professional Development (SUNY CPD) Academic Programs are designed for the academic communities comprised of faculty, librarians, faculty developers, and instructional support staff. Programs are based upon identified needs from the campuses and SUNY communities and in support of the strategic priorities for Academic Affairs in the SUNY strategic plan. Program areas include all aspects of teaching and learning, research, assessment, and the effective use of technology in education.

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Programs are delivered in a variety of formats:

  • Face-to-Face Workshops, Events, and Mini-Conferences
  • Video Conferences
  • Synchronous Online "Webinars"
  • Asynchronous Online Classes
  • On-site at the SUNY CPD facility in East Syracuse, NY
  • At our regional campus sites or corporate partner sites

Customized and Delivered to You

If you would like to discuss how the CPD can help your campus address academic professional development needs, please contact Chris Price, Academic Programs Manager chris.price@suny.edu

Certificate Programs

The SUNY Center for Professional Development (in partnership with other SUNY stakeholders) offers a wide variety of certificate programs including:

Each program was designed to assist faculty and staff in planning a well-articulated, systematized path for their professional development. Program participants learn the essential skills and knowledge needed to work in higher education. All courses are online and asynchronous as well as engaging and interactive. 

If you have questions contact Chris Price, SUNY CPD Academic Programs Manager, chris.price@suny.edu.

SUNY Faculty Development Community of Practice

This community is open to those in SUNY who are involved with supporting teaching and learning and faculty/staff development efforts throughout the system. Membership in this community gives you access to:

  • a network of SUNY colleagues who are involved faculty development / teaching and learning efforts
  • opportunities to collaborate on present and future system-wide faculty development efforts
  • faculty development best practices in the context of current trends in higher education
  • information about the many excellent faculty development opportunities and efforts both system-wide and on SUNY campuses.

Faculty developers, faculty or staff from centers for teaching and learning, teaching, learning, and technology centers, and/or librarians, instructional designers, or other staff who are involved with supporting faculty in their instructional development are invited to join the Faculty Development Community of Practice. If would like to be part of this community, go to https://sunyedu.facebook.com/groups/439887773052271/ and click on the Join Group button to start the process. For more information or questions, contact Chris Price, Academic Programs Manager at chris.price@suny.edu.

Programs Offered in the Past - A sampling of the broad range of programming we have offered includes:

  • Grant Writing Basics
  • Grant Writing for Research: If you write it, they will fund
  • Quality Standards and Organizational Self-Assessment (DAETE)
  • ePortfolios
  • Copyright in Today's Academic World
  • The Exemplary Department Chair
  • Creating a Quality Program Assessment
  • Enhancing Excellence in Assessment: MSCHE Standards 7 & 14
  • Course Design Institute
  • EASI Workshops
  • Powerful Uses of Twitter
  • Making Better Word Documents
  • Blogs, Wikis, and Facebook: Oh My!
  • Designing and Managing Successful Web Conferences
Last Update - 7/13/20