Professional Development

At whatever stage in your career, Faculty Excellence provides professional development programs that will support you in and outside the classroom or research laboratory. Programs are tailored to faculty in their early and mid-career and those seeking leadership roles or external opportunities.

Early Career Programming

Early Career Programming
These programs are designed to provide professional development and coaching for faculty in their early years in academia.

Assistant Professor Excellence Program
Center for Success of Women Faculty Mentoring Community
Straight Talk Series

 
 

Mid-Career Programming

Mid-Career Programming
These programs are designed to provide professional development and coaching for faculty after their third year in academia.

Associate Professor Mentoring Communities
Center for Success of Women Faculty Mentoring Community
Non-tenure Earning Communities
Straight Talk Series

 

Leadership Programming

Leadership Programming
These programs are designed to provide professional development and coaching for faculty seeking administrative or other leadership roles.

Academic Leadership Academy
Chairs and Directors Excellence Program
Chairs and Directors Leadership Circle
Faculty Excellence Fellows
Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee
Provost Chair / Associate Dean-in-Residence
Provost Faculty Fellows
Leadership Series

External Opportunities

Academic Leadership Academy
These programs are not operated by UCF, but provide opportunities for faculty who want to lead organizational change at their institution or foster global innovation, collaboration and partnership.

Academic Council for Education (ACE) Leadership
Academy for Innovation in Higher Education Leadership
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program