4 Ways to Increase Efficiency in a Professional Development Department

4 Ways to Increase Efficiency in a Professional Development Department

Professional Development March 7, 2014 By: Christopher Urena

At the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, professional-development staff have strived to streamline their operations to efficiently and effectively serve a diverse membership of more than 160,000. Here are four methods ASHA has used to work smarter, not harder.

In September 2013, I had the great honor of accepting a position at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) as the director of professional development. I joined a team responsible for designing, producing, and delivering continuing education programs to more than 166,000 members and affiliates (and our community is forecasted to keep growing)....