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College of Charleston Staff Development

The College of Charleston Professional Development Incentive Fund.

College of Charleston Staff Training is available each semester. 
To locate the Staff Training Application:
Login to MyCharleston, Click on Employee Tab
The application is located under Employee Forms:  Staff Application for Credit Course.

Student Affairs Staff Development

Our Student Affairs Staff Development Opportunities:

Staff Development Committees
Staff Development Events
Our Annual Salute to Student Affairs                           

Google Apps is available to faculty and staff. Create you CofC Google account through My Charleston.

Recommended Web Sites:

These favorite web sites are recommended by members of our own Division of Student Affairs.

aaup.com 
American Association of University Professors has information for Higher Education Professionals - not just Professors.

http://www.myacpa.org/ American College Personnel Association

https://www.eab.com/ Education Advisory Board 

http://www.edutopia.org/stw-financial-literacy-relevance-overview  Financial Literacy Makes School Relevant.

http://www.naceweb.org/
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) - Great up-to-date information on the workforce, hiring, labor statistics and best practices in connecting the campus with career professionals.

https://www.naspa.org/  Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

http://www.ncda.org National Career Development Association

http://sc.myacpa.org/  South Carolina College Personnel Association, a state division of ACPA - College Student Educatiors International.
SCCPA was established in 1970 to provide professional development, networking opportunities, leadership experience, and information on the latest trends and issues in our field. 

Techno-Tools with the Addlestone Library  There are countless new application and software tools available online to help you with ….well, you name it…. from personal productivity and collaborative learning to creating multimedia content, communication tools and collecting and organizing your work. All of the applications listed are open source or available for free online download.                          

Free Webinars and Newsletters:

academicimpressions.com 
They have free newsletters and such for people in higher education.  They also sponsor a series of webinars that other departments/individuals might be interested in doing. 

http://studentaffairs.com/webinars/  featuring webinars and online courses for Student Affairs. 
Sample of some of the Webinars offered:
     Using Blogs in Student Affairs
     Surveys: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
     Using Facebook in Student Affairs
     Using Twitter in Student Affairs
     Who Created the Helicopter Parent?
     Student Conduct Practice through a Social Justice Lens
     Developing an Institutional and Community Strategy to address alcohol abuse

Excel information:

Blog for Excel Users Can't remember all those Excel keyboard shortcuts? Now you don't have to!

chandoo.org/wp/ a site devoted to the Excel spreadsheet program.  For those interested in bettering their skills, picking up a tip or two, or just plain seeing the scope of possible uses for the program, this web site is the place to turn.

Career, workforce, hiring and labor statistic information:

http://www.naceweb.org/
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) - Great up-to-date information on the workforce, hiring, labor statistics and best practices in connecting the campus with career professionals.

http://www.ncda.org National Career Development Association