Professional Development Opportunities

Communication, Zoom Events & Disability Access

A presentation by UC Berkeley Disability Access and Compliance covering best practices for communicating with disabled people, making presentations and distributed materials most accessible, and the UC Berkeley process for ensuring legally compliant Zoom meetings.

Executive Leadership Academy

The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed for individuals from all backgrounds, who are currently serving in administrative positions in higher education, and who are interested in preparing themselves for appointments to executive positions such as dean, vice president, provost, president, and chancellor. It offers a five-day intensive training experience and is guided by a select faculty team, comprised of over 25 senior-level higher education executives.

Center for Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning partners with campus educators -- including faculty, students, and staff -- to inspire, enrich, and innovate Berkeley's collective teaching and learning community.

Faculty Leadership Academy

This leadership development program is intended for tenured faculty who are interested in developing skills and knowledge for leadership on the Berkeley campus.

History of Human Rights Movement and Disability Activism at UC Berkeley (Disability Access and Compliance)

A brief history of how UC Berkeley became hallowed ground for the Disability Rights Movement worldwide by starting a civil and human rights movement which advocates for equal opportunity for disabled people and pushed back against the Eugenics Movement in this country. This document is a transcript of a speech Ella Callow from UC Berkeley Disability Access and Compliance gave during a Teaching in Troubled Times event on campus.

Gender Recognition: A Focus on Transgender, Nonbinary, and Intersex Awareness

This online course will introduce you to terms and concepts related to transgender, nonbinary, and broader gender nonconforming identities, as well as best practices for name, pronoun, and title usage.

UC Berkeley Executive Education

Berkeley Executive Education offers 2 to 5-day programs taught by distinguished professional and laddered faculty at the Haas School of Business and UC Berkeley. The team offers open enrollment programs focused on advancing business and management techniques, specifically designed for emerging and advanced executives. Areas of focus include leadership, entrepreneurship, strategy and finance.

Counter Potential Unconscious bias

In this course, diversity expert Stacey Gordon helps you recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions, and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint.

The American Cultures Center Creative Discovery Fellows

The CDF program has been built to respond to a core question of anti-racism and social justice education. "How do we design supports for faculty and students in ways that are adaptive, equity-oriented, and foster anti-racism?" The model is a multi-pronged approach that involves working closely with faculty cohorts and providing near-peer support for students.