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About Faculty Development Program

Mission Statement

In support of College of DuPage’s mission to be a center for excellence in teaching, learning and cultural experiences, the Faculty Professional Development Program is dedicated to providing programs and services that cultivate a community of inquiry around teaching and learning; support faculty throughout their careers as educators, scholars and professionals; and foster interdisciplinary collaboration.

Vision Statement

The Faculty Professional Development Program envisions a faculty that is engaged in the art and science of teaching; reflective in its practice; dedicated to creating an inclusive community of learners; and collaborative across disciplines, departments and divisions.


The goals of COD Faculty Professional Development are to:

  • Develop and sustain collegial and academic development and discourse through the exchange of ideas about teaching and learning.
  • Provide training and consultation services in pedagogy, instructional technologies, and other related practices that support teaching and learning excellence.
  • Foster teaching excellence and student success through inquiry, innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Collaborate with partners across campus to support teaching and learning initiatives.

Contact Information

Faculty Chair of Professional Development
(630) 942-2383
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1107

Learning Technologies
(630) 942-2490
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3401

Adjunct Faculty Support
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2051

Employee Development Center
(630) 942-3805
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1105/1107