Star of Excellence is a self-paced, interactive learning and application certificate program designed to improve participants' knowledge and skills in specific areas for personal and/or professional development in just 6-10 hours. The majority of the curriculum is pre-recorded and can be accessed virtually anytime, anywhere. Curriculum includes instructor led programs, pre-recorded teleseminars, webinars, podcast series, email campaigns, and self-paced online learning. Discussion groups are held three times throughout the year during lunch hours. Periodic laser tele-coaching is also available upon request. The current six certifications to choose from include:
You may earn as many stars as you'd like in each area. However, it is recommended that no more than one star be earned per year. If you would like to achieve more than one star, it is recommended that you speak with your manager or supervisor about your goals and rationale behind your interest and commitment to the program.
All faculty and staff interested in growing their skills in the areas of leadership, communication, project management, personal development, social equity, or technology.
Departments and groups who have chosen to grow together and serve as accountability partners in a particular area of focus.
Employees who are aspiring or considering future leadership and new career path opportunities.
Staff whose managers or supervisors:
When you participate in the Star of Excellence program, you will receive: