Staff Development Program

Resources for Meeting Objectives

*Participants are encouraged to be creative and must consult with their supervisors*

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Professional Development

At least 74 contact hours dedicated to improving job-related skills and abilities for current job. Examples include skills training, seminars, mentoring, classes, workshops, conferences, webinars, (CEUs) continuing educations units, certifications, etc...

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Free Online College Courses:

Personal Development

At least 26 contact hours dedicated to realizing a lifetime learning goal (not necessarily related to current job). Examples include advanced education, short courses, new hobby class-art, music, cooking, sewing, health and fitness, writing, new language, safety, etc...

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University/Community Service

At least 40 hours of activities dedicated to fostering a greater connection between the employee and the University's mission and goals. Examples include campus committees and relevant community and University service activities.

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Related Clemson University Examples:
Lee Gallery
Move-In Day
One Clemson
Summer Reading Program
United Way

Different Types of Community Service Agencies and Examples for Volunteering:
Animals-Humane Society
Arts-Telethon
Children and Teens- Big Brothers Big Sisters and Boys and Girls Club
Crisis Management-Red Cross
Disabilities-Good Will Industries
Education-School Volunteer
Environment-Clemson’s Solid Green
Health-American Cancer Society
Hunger and Homelessness-Habitat for Humanity
Senior Citizens-Meals on Wheels
Sports and Recreation-Special Olympics
Other Charitable/Civic Organizations