NCFDD Programs - Spring Semester 2023

WPI has an institutional membership in the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community focused on helping academics make successful transitions throughout their careers. This spring's lineup of NCFDD webinars and other programs includes the following:

  • Jan 12, 2-3:30pm - Core Curriculum Skill #1: Every Semester Needs a Plan

  • Jan 24, 2-3pm - Intro to Academic Publishing Contracts & Negotiation Basics

  • Feb 9, 2-3:30pm - Core Curriculum Skill #2: How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities

  • Feb 20 - Mar 5: 14-Day Writing Challenge

  • Feb 21, 2-3pm - Power Your Research: Academic Branding

  • Mar 9, 2-3:30pm - Core Curriculum Skill #3: How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

  • April 13, 2-3:30pm - Core Curriculum Skill #4: Mastering Academic Time Management

  • April 25, 2-3pm - Discussion Panel: "What I Wished I Would Have Known After Earning Tenure"

Details and registration links can be found on the NCFDD website. All WPI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students can enroll in most NCFDD programs free of charge, including all of those listed above. To create an account and enroll in a program, go to the NCFDD home page, click “Become a member,” and select WPI from the drop-down menu to register and login.