We are pleased to provide a suite of training and development opportunities to faculty and professional services staff. Information about related opportunities hosted by other departments is also included below.

Workshops

Equitable and Inclusive Academic Hiring Practices

Co-hosted by Faculty Affairs and Equity and Inclusive Communities, the Equitable and Inclusive Academic Hiring Practices workshop focuses on academic hiring (for faculty, instructors, and librarians) and will include information on procedures, equity and diversity considerations, resources and best practices. Audience: Chairs, directors, hiring committee chairs and administrators. Hiring committee members and administrative staff providing support for hiring committees are also invited to attend.

Teaching and Learning Services Workshops

Teaching and Learning Services offers year-round workshops and training on a variety of topics to support your professional development as an educator.

Learning and Professional Development Programming

The Office of Quality Initiatives offers a broad range of professional development opportunities, including:

  • Learning and Professional Development Workshops and Learning Opportunities
  • Carleton Leader has been developed with, by and for Carleton in order to develop a leadership capability which can create and sustain positive work environments that embrace innovative and transformative practices such that Carleton is at the forefront of excellence.
    • The Carleton Leader Podcast engages leaders and emerging leaders at Carleton in a unique development opportunity; one that allows them to keep engaged with their development journeys outside the historical focus of face-to-face offerings.
  • Coaching at Carleton – one-on-one coaching opportunities for staff and faculty for focused, personal development with the support of a certified personal and professional coach.
  • Management Development provides managers with a support network and tools to succeed in their current role. We do this through a flexible series of formal, social, and experiential learning opportunities.
  • Remote On-Demand Learning Opportunities – all students, staff and faculty at Carleton have access to LinkedIn Learning until the end of August 2022.
  • Supervisory Development Series – offered by Learning and Professional Development in collaboration with Human Resources and CUPE 2424, this series is a program for professional staff at Carleton to enhance supervisory and administrative skills.
  • Workplace Mental Health Training – offered by Learning and Professional Development and Healthy Workplace to build capacity to ensure that faculty and staff have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to support a Healthy Workplace.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

Courses and webinars are available through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

More information about how to claim your free membership is available on Carleton’s NCFDD page.

Orientation Sessions

  • Academic Heads Orientation is hosted by the Office of the Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Planning) and Learning and Professional Development for academic heads in June and January.
  • New Faculty Orientation is hosted by Teaching and Learning Services for new faculty, instructors and librarians in August.
  • Contract Instructor Orientation is hosted by Teaching and Learning Services for new Contract Instructors in May, August and January.
  • Orientation Resources for Teaching Assistants are available on the Teaching and Learning Services website. This page helps support Teaching Assistants in their work and keep them informed of the resources, support measures and initiatives available to aid in personal and professional development.
  • Research Centre Director Orientation is hosted by Carleton Scholar for Research Centre Directors and is available in June with bi-monthly roundtable events.

Roundtables and Forums

  • Academic Heads Roundtable is hosted by the Office of the Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Planning) and the Office of Quality Initiatives on a monthly basis (except July and August) for Academic Heads.
  • Departmental Administrators Roundtable (DART) is hosted by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) on a term basis for Departmental Administrators. For more information, contact John Nelson.
  • The semi-annual Provost’s Café forum is hosted by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) is an information sharing and discussion opportunity for professional services staff in the academic sector. It is typically held in November and April.

Certificates and Programs

  • The Kinàmàgawin Indigenous Learning Certificate is offered by the Centre for Indigenous Initiatives. Within the series, four sessions will discuss anti-Indigenous racism in Canada, institutional anti-indigenous racism and education, Indigenous student experiences and the Centre for Indigenous Initiatives, and practicing allyship and righting relations.
  • The Student Support Certificate is offered by the Office of the Vice-President (Students and Enrolment) and is designed to help faculty and staff at Carleton enhance their capacity to address student needs.
  • Certificate Programs and Communities of Practice are available through Teaching and Learning Services.
  • Carleton Leader has been developed with, by and for Carleton in order to develop a leadership capability which can create and sustain positive work environments that embrace innovative and transformative practices such that Carleton is at the forefront of excellence.
  • Carleton Scholar is offered by the Office of Quality Initiatives and Carleton Office for Research Initiatives and Services (CORIS) and is designed to support research success.
  • Spring Conference is Carleton’s annual weekend retreat for faculty, librarians, support staff, administrators and retirees.