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Professional Development Resources

The following resources were compiled by the Enrollment Management Professional Development Committee. Do you know of a professional development resource available to UT employees that’s not included below? Contact us to have it included!

Non-exempt staff employees at the University of Tennessee may participate in a special Career Development Fund program supported by annual gifts from employees.

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Certificate programs provide participants with a training curriculum focused on particular topics relevant to success and effectiveness in the workplace. Both in-person and online certificate programs provide structured training on key topics.

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The Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) exam and certificate offers UT’s regular, non-exempt clerical, secretarial, or clerical management employees or any employees performing closely related duties the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of job-related skills and receive a 9 percent pay increase for earning the certification.

The Division of Enrollment Management has study materials available to EM employees for check-out of up one month at a time. Please contact Michael Smith-Porter to check out the study materials.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities. Employees of the University of Tennessee receive free premium access when read on the UT network.

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The Diversity Professional Development Fund for Staff (DPDFS) was created to support the participation of university staff in diversity-related programs and conferences.

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The UT System Office of Employee and Organizational Development (EOD) embraces life-long learning and provides all employees with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

EOD provides more than 150 in-person training courses, seminars and conferences for faculty and staff each year.

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K@TE (pronounced “Kate”) is the University of Tennessee’s Learning Management System that grants UT employees access to more than 400 in-person and e-Learning professional development courses, seminars and conferences all from one, central location.

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LinkedIn Learning is an online video platform led by industry experts from around the world. It is easy to use and accessible any time fromany device. You can log in using your University of Tennessee NetID and password.

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Learn new skills and software packages with the help of OIT’s Instructional Development and Training team (IDT). IDT offers a variety of workshops throughout the semester to get you up and going with the technology you need to succeed.

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