The Professional Development and Training Committee provides professional development opportunities for entry level, mid level and upper level professionals in the association on topics of business/financial administration, residence life, food service, facilities management, and central administration.
The purpose of the Professional Development and Training committee is to design, implement and review a comprehensive professional development curriculum through annual conference programs and other sponsored venues.
To maintain the Professional Development Curriculum which reflects association mission, values, and goals.
To provide training opportunities for all level professionals in the major functional areas of college and university housing: residence life, business/financial management, facility management, food management, and central administration. Educate and offer resources in areas of recruitment and retention of the housing profession.
To foster personal and professional development to professionals of all levels.
Solicit and sponsor one featured speaker
Solicit and sponsor one keynote speaker.
Host annual Case Study competition for entry level professionals.
Solicit, provide, and sponsor three program tracks for entry, mid and upper level professionals at the annual conference.
Solicit and provide four webinars throughout the year
Communicate information to the membership through regular submissions to the magazine, website, et al
Increase webinar viewership
Gain additional assessment data through collaboration with AIM to provide data for future years
Find a keynote from the region or who has a background in the region
Consider ways to capture the content of the featured and keynote speakers and make that content accessible after the conference
Stay focused on learning outcomes within our areas of focus
Explore opportunities for case study participants to reflect on their experience and receive feedback
Develop and recruit programs of interest to undergraduate students, mid-level housing managers and senior housing officers.
Connect webinars with programs at the annual conference
Develop an SHO field trip
2016 PD&T Committee Members:
Hannah Bendroth, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Committee Chair
Elizabeth Staffor, University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Ellie Lang, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Nick Mulholland, University of Northern Iowa
Samantha Hyland, Kansas State University
Katrina Wheeler-Floyd, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Brooks Hetle, Kansas State University
Jenna Fremstad, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point