The Division of Student Services is committed to developing the knowledge and skills of each professional staff member. Learning is embraced as a lifelong process. At GVSU, student affairs professionals strive for achieving excellence and best practices in personal competence as well as the functional areas that fall within Student Services.
Grand Valley provides both formal and informal learning opportunities for growth. The process of selection should be thoughtful and intentional. Professional development plans should be regularly discussed between staff and supervisor and reflected in Performance Development Program (ePDP) annual planning documents or graduate student learning contracts.