Professional Development

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Northeast State recognize the need for the continued professional growth and development of faculty and staff. 

This continued growth and development is necessary to: 


  • meet the changing needs and expectations of students,
  • include new developments in academic and professional disciplines,
  • reflect new instructional, public service, and research strategies and techniques,
  • encourage and promote staff productivity.


The College plans and implements a structured and coordinated professional development program established to achieve a variety of predetermined institutional objectives.  





   We Will Be Honored By Your Presence At Our Next Workshop   


An Interactive Professional Development Workshop 
Sponsored By Your Center For Teaching Excellence  

Friday, October 31, 2014 
Humanities Room H248 
Two Sessions To Choose From:  

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.   

Join Dr. Rick Merritt and Dawn Dabney as they engage you in activities that show how cooperative learning can energize your classes and meetings. If you get excited about what you learn here, you can sign up for our Spring 2015 Cooperative Learning Institute (information provided at the workshops)   


Halloween costumes encouraged but not required!  Please RSVP to to confirm the session you will be attending  


    Compensation 101  

Tyra Copas will be conducting three workshops on the topic of compensation next week.  These workshops will be held on November 3rd, 4th, and 11th

Presentation Topics:  

General overview compensation
What is market value?
What does salary grade and salary scale mean
Background on Phase 1 and Phase 2 compensation adjustments 

Seats are limited for each session.  You can register at the following link: 

Academic Affairs and Student Affairs have once again partnered to provide academic advisement-professional development/training sessions in November 2014.  Based upon the fall 2012, spring 2013, fall 2013 and spring 2014 advisor professional development/training surveys, it was suggested we provide additional information and training on Degree Works, the new learning support pilot models, FERPA as well as, additional review of academic advising basics .

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 The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. ~ Pearl S. Buck