NCFDD Upcoming Programs

WPI has an institutional membership with 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. There is a great lineup of upcoming NCFDD webinars and other programs, including the following topics:

  • Turning Chutes into Ladders for Women Faculty: A Roadmap to Equity in Academia
  • Cultivating Compassion & Collectivism: A Multi-Week Course to Facilitate Healing from Racial Trauma
  • SKILL #2: How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities
  • SKILL #3: How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice
  • Navigating Faculty Career Transitions: Getting to Mid-Career and Beyond
  • SKILL #4: Mastering Academic Time Management
  • Strategies for Centering Instructor Identity in STEM EducationDetails 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.