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

Director, PDL

Elissa Keim
Director, Professional Development and Learning

Vice Provost

Jeanne Stevenson
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Professional Development Task Force

The University of Idaho is committed to implementing Goal 4: Organization, Climate and Culture. A significant component of the goal supports the ongoing development of our employees through a variety of learning strategies. The primary charge of the task force is to develop recommendations for a sustainable system of educational opportunities for our employees to support and strengthen their skills, talents, and expertise for the work place.

Committee Responsibilities:
  • Analysis of priority employee professional development needs
  • Centralized and coordinated systems of delivery
  • Identifying synergies in events, participation, and fiscal resources
  • Establishing policies, expectations, and practices for levels of employee participation
  • Developing a fiscal plan
The recommendations of the committee will be provided in a strategic action plan, built on existing reports and recommendations from the Goal 4 team, to fully implement a system of initial and ongoing professional development for university employees.
Employee Professional Development Task Force Members:

Jeanne Christiansen, Academic Affairs (Chair)

Debbie Eisinger, Finance and Administration
Karen Guilfoyle, Faculty Council
Mike Jolly, Human Resources
Deborah Manning, Organizational Development and Learning
Kent Nelson, General Counsel

Dan Noble, Staff Affairs

(Patty Houle, Provost Office and Paul Michaud, Human Resources have also served on the task force)