Professional Development

The professional development plan for the Division of Student Affairs serves to help the members of the division further expand their knowledge, skills, and abilities in flourishing areas, while being efficient with financial and human resources.


Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes are based on the CAS Competencies.

CAS General Knowledge

  • Has developed, can articulate, and acts consistently with a sound educational philosophy (and student development focus) with the institution's mission

CAS General Skills

  • Manages and influences campus environments that promote student success

CAS Interactive Competencies with Students and Colleagues

  • Contributes and influences campus environments that promote student success
  • Understands own identity and culture; seeks involvement with people different from themself; articulates the advantages and impact of a diverse society

CAS Interactive Competencies with Institute

  • Contributes to campus life and supports activities that promote campus community

CAS Self-Mastery

  • Encourages student and colleague learning through successful experiences as well as failures
  • Intentionally employs self-reflection to improve practice and gain insight


Upcoming Sessions

Healthy Osprey Wellness Workshops

In accordance with our Healthy Osprey Initiative, the UNF Department of Health Promotion is offering a series of informational workshops on relevant health and wellness topics. Our wellness experts will lead you through an engaging 45 minute presentation and follow up with 15 minutes of Q&A’s. The Healthy Osprey Wellness curriculum was designed by UNF student affairs colleagues for the purpose of professional development and training in health and wellness. Registration will be available through CPDT website beginning the week of December 19th. Please contact Kate Engel at with any questions regarding the curriculum.





 Don't Sleep on Sleep


12 – 1:00 p.m.   Student Union West- 3804
Healthy Ospreys Move


10 – 11:15 a.m.  Mind Body Studio, Wellness Complex
Don't Sleep on Sleep


12 – 1:00 p.m. Student Affairs Conference Room- 2100

Cultural Competency Pursuit Workshops

 Registration for the Spring 2017 workshops will be available through the CPDT website beginning the week of December 19th. Space is limited to 20 seats in each workshop. Don’t delay!

Just a friendly reminder – the Cultural Competency 101 workshop is the pre-requisite for the other workshop offerings. Please contact Matt Grandstaff at with any questions regarding the CCP curriculum.





Cultural Competency Pursuit 101  Friday,
January 20, 2017
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  58W/3804

Safe Space: Cultural Competency 

in LGBTQ Identities

January 27, 2017
9:00 – 12:30 p.m.  58W/3806 
 Race and  Ethnicity  Friday, 
February 10, 2017 
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100
 Military Veteran Identity Friday,
February 17, 2017 
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 58W/3804

   Worldview and International

Student Identity     


 February 24, 2017 

 9:30- 12:00 p.m.

Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100

Dis-Ability Identity Friday
March 31, 2017
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100
 Gender Inclusion 
April 7, 2017 
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100 
Safe Space: Cultural Competency
in LGBTQ Identities
April 12, 2017
9:00 - 12:30 p.m.   58W/3805
Capstone in Equity, Diversity
and Inclusion
May 5, 2017
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100


Accommodation Notice: * If you require reasonable accommodations in order to participate please contact Tarah Trueblood at or (904) 620-5715.


Please register for these workshops through CPDT.


Register through CPDT



Contact a Professional Development Committee member with any questions you may have:  


                           1. Andrea Adams-Manning               5. Sheila Spivey

                           2. Kate Engel                                       6. Alison Noonan

                           3. Ashley Ballard                                 7. Tarah Trueblood

                           4. Dr. Lucy Croft