The Division of Student Affairs has developed a framework for Professional Development.
Student Engagement as a profession is committed to educating the whole student but to best do so the leading national organizations for Student Affairs Administration established the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators that detail specific areas in which practitioners should be knowledge and competent. Understanding that all teaching and learning does not occur only in the classroom, professional development for Guttman’s Student Engagement is based on a cohort-model that offers monthly sessions. These workshops offer opportunities to discuss and learn more about the NASPA/ACPA competencies to offer ways to move from foundational to advanced in relation to supporting the students’ academic, professional, and personal growth at the College.
The competencies are: