PDL

Contact Us

Professional Development & Learning
Administrative Building
Room 216 - 220
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3169
Moscow, ID 83844-3169
Phone: (208) 885-2322
Email

Director, PDL

Elissa Keim
Director, Professional Development and Learning
ekeim@uidaho.edu
208-885-2322

Vice Provost

Jeanne Stevenson
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
jeannec@uidaho.edu
208-885-7941

Action Strategies

Goal 1: Define the organizational commitment to employee professional development

Action

Success Criteria

Person(s) Responsible

Timeline

Status

Develop statement of vision, mission, values and organizational commitments

Affirmation of document by staff, faculty, and administration

Task Force

11/08

In progress

 

Goal 2: Gather data and communicate findings to help define current system resources and employee needs

Action           

Success Criteria

Person(s) Responsible

Timeline

Status

Develop assessments to gather information from university community

Inventory completed

Needs assessments completed

Task Force

8/08

 

Completed

Field test and refine assessments

Assessments prepared for distribution to staff, faculty, and administrators

Task Force

10/08

In process

Distribute assessments and retrieve data

Completion rates met

Task Force

12/08

In process

Analyze data and generate reports

Reports completed

Task Force

1/09

In process

Share findings with university community

 

Communications provided: university communications, staff, faculty, and administration

 

Task Force, University Communications

 

 

 

Integrate findings in implementation plan

 

Findings included in implementation plan

 

Task Force

 

 

 

 

Goal 3: Develop implementation plan and communicate recommendations

Action

Success Criteria

Person(s) Responsible

Timeline

Status

Develop multifaceted strategic communication plan that promotes a topdown message relative to the university’s commitment to faculty, staff, and administrator development

Plan is implemented through universitywide meetings, print, and electronic communications

Task Force, University Communications

 

 

 

In process

Review, refine, and/or propose policies that promote a commitment to ongoing professional development

Draft policies, procedures, and practices are developed and approved

Policies and procedures approved

Task Force, committees

 

 

 

Develop implementation plan for systemic and sustainable professional development

Draft plan for systemwide function(s), structure(s), unit(s), facility (ies)

Task Force

 

 

 

Develop budget and secure funding for Year 1 aligned with mission, vision, values, and organizational commitments in implementation plan

Initial budget request submitted

Budget request refined

Year 1 budget approved

Task Force

 

 

 

Develop an assessment plan for continuous improvement and program evaluation

Multielement assessment plan is developed and in place

Task Force, IRA

 

 

 

 

Goal 4: Implement approved and budgeted action plan for a sustainable system

Action

Success Criteria

Person(s) Responsible

Timeline

Status

Means/mechanisms: Provide prioritized implementation plan

Implementation plan is developed, approved, and disseminated

Implementation plan is developed, approved, and disseminated

 

 

 

Product: commence implementation of Year 1 plan

Implementation completed; evidence of results gathered; budget allocated

Implementation completed; evidence of results gathered; budget allocated

 

 

 

Evaluation: Assess at least annually using designated criteria and evaluate success

Assessment (needs and followup data) is conducted on annual cycle for all employee groups

Assessment (needs and followup data) is conducted on annual cycle for all employee groups

 

 

 

 

Communicate: Report annually on system of professional development

Reports are provided for central administration and all employee groups

Reports are provided for central administration and all employee groups

 

 

 

Full implementation: Continue to implement plan as prioritized: programs, budget, personnel, assessment and evaluation, and communication

Systemic, sustainable professional development and learning opportunities in place for staff, faculty, and administrators

Systemic, sustainable professional development and learning opportunities in place for staff, faculty, and administrators