Staff on campus are encouraged to seek continuous professional development opportunities while employed at the University of Washington Tacoma. There are a variety of opportunities, including offerings from the Staff Association, campus departments, and regional/national associations and organizations. Some examples can be found below (curated for spring 2022).
The Staff Association has funds available to support UW Tacoma staff with financing Professional Development opportunities. If you have or will partake in a professional development opportunity that you have to pay for out-of-pocket, apply for the Staff Association scholarship by completing the form below.
Eligibility: You must be a staff member at the UW Tacoma campus currently and at the time of the professional development. Professional development opportunity needs to be paid for and completed between July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023.
Deadline to apply for the AY 2021-22 Professional Development Scholarship is June 10, 2023.
*Additional funding may be available if your department offers limited professional development funding. No alcohol purchases and rates must be within per-diem unless staying at a Conference hotel. We do not cover the cost of lodging in Seattle or Olympia as they are not outside of the allowable distance to be in travel status.
The Professional Development resources below have been approved by Finance & Administration and is meant as a guide to show you what is possible. Please, seek out other workshops, conferences, events, etc. Submit your application so we can review and will run it by Finance & Administration. We will notify you if your request has been approved.