Learn & Develop

Sam Houston State University fosters a lifelong learning environment for employees to gain and improve the knowledge and skills important to their positions and job performance.

Explore Opportunities

Develop & advance your skills


Build relationships across campus


Pursue a degree or take a course


Meet Requirements

The university believes that professional development should be required throughout the career of education support professionals.

Refresher Courses for All Employees

Required Annually

  • Non Disclosure Agreement 3.0
  • SHSU Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Training (IT)

Required Every 2 Years

  • Revised Equal Employment Opportunity Training


Non-supervisory staff employees must complete eight (8) hours of training and all supervisors, managers, and other executives (administrators) must complete twelve (12) hours of professional development job-related training annually. Training to meet this requirement may be accomplished through online learning, instructor-led training, college courses, CEU courses, external workshops, conferences or seminars.

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Academic Affairs provides additional policies and programs to support faculty in their professional development, focusing on balancing the needs of career with family, and fostering active learning.

Faculty Success

Track Professional Development

Talent Management is our official professional development record keeping software. Within this software you can

Take online courses

Register for campus training events and workshops

Record external trainings

Print certificates

Manage your own training sessions

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Professional Development Questions?

Thieme (TJ) Bittick

Email 4-2328

Marcus Gutierrez

Email 4-4409