Professional Development

2015-16 Goals:

  • Collaborate with other divisions and committees to offer 2-3 programs for the academic year.
  • Offer 3-4 EES Professional Development programs based upon the categories in the EES Professional Development curriculum and input from the EES Directors.
  • Continue to explore integration of the EES Professional Development Committee into a college wide professional development initiative.

Upcoming Programs:

Bullet Bits

Offered at every divisional meeting.  A 5 minute presentation on a topic pertinent to the EES Division. Schedule below:

November 20 in Penn Hall Lyceum – Communication and Marketing

March 4 in Penn Hall Lyceum – Athletics

April 8 in Penn Hall Lyceum – Institutional Analysis


Mindful Meditation:

Learn how to focus our minds in an effort to be unconditionally present in our lives.

Tuesday November 10, Noon – 1:00 pm Chapel Lounge lower floor

Mats will be provided.



Round Table Discussion:

The Round Table is a monthly gathering of educators to explore current and emerging ideas in the field of leadership development. The purpose of the conversation is to discover best practices that transform the learning experience at Gettysburg while connecting colleagues in a meaningful way.


Round Table meets 8:30 am – 9:30 am in the GLC Office on the following dates. If interested in attending, email Andy Hughes at

Dates for 2015-16

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, January 13, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, February 3, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, March 2, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 6, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m


Bystander Intervention Training:

Thursday October 22 11:30-1:00pm in CUB 260. Are You a Bystander? A bystander is someone in a crowd who sees a potentially harmful situation and does nothing. A bystander does not protect the values of safety, trust, and honor that are central to our community. Join Jennifer McCary on tips for bystander intervention.


Your StrengthsQuest journey begins with a 30-minute online assessment, the Clifton StrengthsFinder. This assessment has helped more than 12 million people around the world discover their talents. After you take the Clifton StrengthsFinder, you'll receive a customized report that lists your top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. Cindy Wright will then meet with you to help explore your results.


Please register by October 30.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Wellness Opportunities:

Wednesday, Nov. 18           
Weaknesses and Cravings                            
Amy Watson, Registered Dietician

Please email Christine ( to register one week ahead.