Professional Development

Acquire new skills and knowledge.

Harper College encourages all employees to participate in professional development through a variety of resources. 

The mission of the Academy for Teaching Excellence is to create a vibrant teaching and learning culture for full-time and adjunct faculty that cultivates professional development in support of student success.

For more information on specific events and programs, instructional support, resources, and Academy announcements, visit:

The William Rainey Harper Leadership Institute provides a year-long opportunity for faculty and staff to participate in a program designed to enhance professional effectiveness and provide a pathway to future leadership opportunities. The program is designed for those seeking a deeper understanding of Harper College within the context of the community college movement, for those desiring to improve professional efficacy, and for those who aspire to greater roles of leadership at the College and elsewhere. The Harper Leadership Institute is designed by a group of Harper colleagues and led by the President.

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