Professional Development Workshops

All workshops, unless noted, are open to anyone in the Pitt Public Health community. Please register for workshops in advance by pressing the button below.

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Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Thu 10/10 1:00PM - 3:00PM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Presenter: Warren McCoy, Institutional Equit Specialist, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

What are Microaggression's? How can they harm individual members of the University community? Participants in this workshop will gain a better understanding of this form of bias and the building blocks that contribute to Microaggression. The workshop instructor will facilitate exercises and discussions to help participants recognize Microaggression and learn strategies for addressing the subtle messages sent that can create a feeling of marginalization among community members. 

Thu 10/24 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Hack Your Assignment
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Presenter: Lindsay Onufer, Teaching Consultant, University Center for Teaching and Learning

Every instructor has experienced challenges associated with designing engaging and rigorous assignments. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn about some common assignment challenges and receive feedback from colleagues that will help you design, redesign, or improve your assignment. Participants should bring four copies of an existing assignment or four copies of a written draft of an idea for an assignment they think will be challenging.

Thu 11/14 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Understanding Our Communication Styles
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Presenter: Laura Ainsley, Learning and Development Specialist, Office of Human Resources

Communicating and listening effectively in the workplace is critical to your organization's success. Participants will review different ways to communicate with and actively listen to any individual. Participants will learn their preferred way to communicate and how to adjust it based on the other person.

Thu 12/12 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Introduction to Tableau
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Presenter: Rose Turner, Coordinator, Health Sciences Library System

Other Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Thu 9/26 1:00PM - 2:30PM - Event
Teaching Inclusively Professional Development Event
Teaching Inclusively
Thu 9/26 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Alumni Hall

Questions on Workshops?

Contact Kimmy Rehak with questions about or ideas for workshops. 

Related links

Provost's Diversity Institute for Faculty Development | Sponsored by the Office of the Provost

University Center for Teaching & Learning workshops in three categories: Teaching Support, Educational Technology Services, and TA Services. (formerly known as CIDDE) 

Center for Doctoral and Postdoctorol Career Development's Calendar of Events

Pitt HR Faculty and Staff Development Program

Faculty Certificate in Teaching Excellence 

Student Certification in Teaching Fundamentals 

For other opportunities, including those sponsored by Pitt's Office of Academic Career Development, visit Career Services