Professional Development

At whatever stage in your career, Faculty Excellence provides professional development programs that support you in and outside the classroom or research laboratory. No matter what your career goals are, we’re here for you. We provide three different types of programming, with details listed below. Have questions? Email us at

Peer Communities

If you’re looking to join a supportive community of your peers and work collectively toward goals through regularly scheduled, structured meetings, then explore the opportunities below:

Academic Leadership Academy
Associate Professor Mentoring Community
Chairs and Directors Excellence Program
Chairs and Directors Leadership Circle
Center for Success of Women Faculty Mentoring Community
Non-tenure Earning Communities

À la Carte

Maybe you don’t have the time to join a community right now or you’re just looking for an option with a little more flexibility. Our À la Carte programming is perfect for you. We offer a number of sessions each semester on a variety of subjects – everything from P&T and leadership development to career life balance and family friendly events. Check back on a regular basis and attend when you can.

Upcoming programming

Development and Visioning

If the thought of helping to shape the faculty at UCF excites you, check out the opportunities below. These programs offer the ability to create and vision future programming at the university that will touch all faculty.

Advisory Committee
Leadership Development Series
Provost Faculty Fellow
Faculty Excellence Fellows
Faculty Fellows for Inclusive Excellence