Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional development is designed to help employees develop their knowledge, skills and abilities so that they might become better qualified to perform the duties of their present jobs and advance to more responsible positions. Better utilization of talents, abilities and potential of employees can improve productivity, effectiveness and efficiency of services provided by the University.


Visit Workshops to browse trainings and events currently offered.

LinkedIn Learning

We’re excited to offer LinkedIn Learning to all faculty and staff at Appalachian at no additional cost. LinkedIn Learning provides access to thousands of high quality professional development courses and videos that cover the latest software, creative, and business skills to help you acquire new skills and advance your career. Click this link to learn how you can activate your LinkedIn Learning account today!

Click this link to join the LinkedIn Learning Course Club!

Tuition Waiver and Tuition Reimbursement

The Tuition Waiver and Tuition Reimbursement programs support App State's commitment to employee performance, engagement, and retention by providing a tool for professional development and career growth.  It also supports strategic organizational development of competencies and behaviors needed to achieve the University's mission, vision, and values. Visit our website to learn more about Tuition Waivers and Reimbursement.

Staff Training and Development

Supervisor Development Series - more info coming soon

Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals (EEODF)

Faculty Professional Development

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success or CETLSS (pronounced see_tulls) is the university's comprehensive center dedicated to growing excellence in teaching and learning, leadership, and supporting faculty professional development and student success. Visit this link to learn more about Faculty Professional Development.