Campus Learning Directory

Learning and Development Directory

Explore your campus of opportunity using our Learning and Development Directory. 
This directory was created as part of Employee Learning Week 2018. If you would like to add, edit or remove an entry, complete this form and a member of the WLPD team will contact you. 

 
 
 
 

 

Workplace Learning & Professional Development

As Georgia Tech's campus provider of staff and faculty professional development opportunities, we offer a blended approach to learning you can access from anywhere, anytime. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2249 / training@ohr.gatech.edu.

Education Assistance (TAP, STRAP, GTRC)

Georgia Tech offers several educational assistance programs for its faculty and staff that provide a tuition and mandatory fee waiver or reimbursement to full-time employees and research titled faculty. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4847 / hr.ask@ohr.gatech.edu

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement offers six Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support Georgia Tech’s efforts to build community and ensure that employees experience a greater sense of belonging. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-5229 / faith.sumpter@vpid.gatech.edu.

Leading Women@Tech

Leading Women@Tech program was launched to engage senior and emerging women leaders at the Institute. Learn more here or contact them at institutediversity@gatech.edu.

Diversity Symposium

The Diversity Symposium provides a forum for robust, informed discussions among faculty, staff, and students, focusing on how we can support the Institute's commitment to inclusive excellence. Learn more here or contact them at institutediversity@gatech.edu.

Inclusive Leaders Academy

The Inclusive Leaders Academy offers a professional leadership and legacy development program for Institute managers driven by an innovative learning curriculum. Learn more here or contact them at inclusiveleadersacademy@gatech.edu.

Evening (Part-Time) MBA

The part-time format of our Evening MBA combines the comprehensive and customizable curriculum of our Full-time MBA with the flexibility to complete at your own pace, making it an ideal program for working professionals. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-8722 or online here.

Library Classes

The Library offers a wide variety of classes that are available to Georgia Tech employees and students, including multimedia, data visualization, patent, and subject-specific classes focusing on business and company information resources. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4500 or online here.

Library Book Borrowing

Current Faculty and Staff who are paid through the Georgia Tech Payroll Office may borrow items using their BuzzCard, and from other Metro-Atlanta College libraries with an InterLibrary Use card.  And don't forget about eBooks, audiobooks, journals, magazines, newspapers, and other services. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4500 or online here.

Techmasters (Toastmasters)

Techmasters Club' is a local chapter of Toastmasters International at Georgia Tech formed in 1987, and frequently achieves the annual Toastmasters International designation of 'President's Distinguished'. Learn more here.

Lynda.com

Lynda is an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. Georgia Tech provides unlimited access to lynda.com for all faculty, staff, and students. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-7173 / support@oit.gatech.edu.

Language Institute Resources

Georgia Tech employees who are non-native English speakers may take courses at the Language Institute to improve their English communication skills for both professional and social reasons; resources include the Intensive English Program, short courses, or online courses. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2425 / eslinfo@pe.gatech.edu.

GTRI Organizational Development

GTRI Organizational Development engages all of their Research Faculty and Staff in developing a sustainable and high achieving workforce within an environment that is conducive to attracting and retaining the “best." Resources include training, coaching, job rotation, and more. Learn more here.

Professional Education

GTPE's goal is to help individuals reach advanced career goals by providing opportunities to apply the leading-edge knowledge and skills learned from Georgia Tech’s world-class faculty and instructors; this includes in-person and online courses, online degrees, certificates, and more. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-3500 or online here.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers counseling and work/life balance assistance to employees and their family members. Learn more here or contact them at 678-616-TECH (8324).

Fitness Classes

Group and Personal Training fitness sessions offer an opportunity to learn life-long skills, increase fitness levels, and just have fun! Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-1651.

Aquatic Classes and Lessons

Group, semi-private, and private instructional swim programs are available for children, minimum age of five years, and adults (CRC members and non-members). Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-8825.

Competitive Sports

Competitive Sports provides students, faculty, and staff the opportunity for competition and fun in a variety of team and individual sport activities at various levels. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-9984 / gtcompsports@gatech.edu.

Outdoor Recreation

Georgia Tech offers one of the best outdoor recreation programs with adventure trips, leadership opportunities, outdoor gear rental and a leadership challenge course! Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-6267.

Be Well Series (Benefits Education Workshops)

The benefits education and wellness series will equip employees with the tools they need to make smart wellness choices for themselves and their families. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4847 / hr.ask@ohr.gatech.edu.

Health Initiatives Events/Programs

Health Initiatives is dedicated to creating programs and services that empower the campus community to practice healthy lifestyle behaviors; this includes "Certified Healthy" programs, book clubs, motivation and reinforcement tools, and more. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-9980 / healthy@gatech.edu.

Safety Programs and Classes

The Crime Prevention Unit within the Georgia Tech Police Department engages everyone in the campus community in order to reduce crime and create a safer environment, offering a range of free classes to help educate students, faculty, and staff about safety and awareness. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-0670 / crimeprevention@police.gatech.edu

Citizens Police Academy

The Citizen's Police Academy is a four-week program designed to educate and inform citizens about issues that face campus law enforcement efforts at Georgia Tech and how the department operates; it is open to all members of the Georgia Tech community, including students, faculty, and staff. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-0670 / crimeprevention@police.gatech.edu

Women’s Resource Center (Programs & Events)

The mission of the Women's Resource Center is to encourage and enhance the academic, personal and professional development of women at Georgia Tech by striving to create an environment that is inclusive and supportive of their vast diversity of experiences. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-0230 / womens.center@gatech.edu

LGBTQIA Resource Center (Programs & Events)

The LGBTQIA Resource Center supports the Institute's commitment to inclusive excellence by engaging the campus community in education, advocacy, and outreach for people of all genders and sexual identities. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-4780 / lgbtqia@gatech.edu.

Center for Teaching and Learning

CTL is here to enhance the learning and teaching environment at Georgia Tech by encouraging a fully engaged, sharing community with communication networks, resources, and innovative programs for faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students; this includes workshops, teaching book clubs,  several Teaching Fellows programs, and more. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4474 / ctlhelp@gatech.edu

Petit Institute Seminar

Georgios A. Sotiriou, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet (KI) focusing on nanobiotechnology and biomaterial technology. He has world-leading expertise in the synthesis of functional nanoscale materials and devices for biomedicine using flame aerosol technology. Learn more here.

Robotarium Open House

The Robotarium project provides a remotely accessible swarm robotics research platform that remains freely accessible to anyone. Opened on August 22, 2017, the 725-square-foot facility houses more than 100 rolling and flying swarm robots that are accessible to anyone. Researchers from around the globe can write their own computer programs, upload them, then get the results as the Georgia Tech machines carry out the commands. Learn more here.

Stubbins Gallery and Cohen Gallery Exhibitions

The galleries are dedicated to developing exhibitions of intellectual and academic merit, to showing innovative work in our disciplines, and to celebrating the work of our students, faculty, and alumni. Learn more here or contact us at 404-385-0693 / ann.hoevel@design.gatech.edu.

Invention Studio Workshops and Project Creation

Whether it’s for research, personal, or academic usage, the Invention Studio supports all students, staff, and faculty in their desire to build projects using 3D printers, laser cutters, waterjets, and more. Learn more here or contact them at comms@inventionstudio.gatech.edu.

ADVANCE Program

The ADVANCE Program builds and sustains an inter-college network of professors who are world-class researchers and role models to support the community and advancement of women and minorities in academia. Learn more here or contact them at institutediversity@gatech.edu

Library Classes

The Library offers a wide variety of classes that are available to Georgia Tech employees and students, including multimedia, data visualization, patent, and subject specific classes focusing on business and company information resources. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4500 or online here.

Library Book Borrowing

Current Faculty and Staff who are paid through the Georgia Tech Payroll Office may borrow items using their BuzzCard, and from other Metro-Atlanta College libraries with an InterLibrary Use card.  And don't forget about eBooks, audiobooks, journals, magazines, newspapers, and other services. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4500 or online here.

Professional Education

GTPE's goal is to help individuals reach advanced career goals by providing opportunities to apply the leading-edge knowledge and skills learned from Georgia Tech’s world-class faculty and instructors; this includes in-person and online courses, online degrees, certificates, and more. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-3500 or online here.

Leadership Fellows (Leadership, Education, and Development)

The LEAD Office has created a leadership-based fellows program for Georgia Tech Master's, Ph.D. students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have an interest in learning to develop others and would like to become a leadership coach for Georgia Tech students. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-3760 / leadershipfellows@gatech.edu.

Education Assistance (TAP, STRAP, GTRC)

Georgia Tech offers several educational assistance programs for its faculty and staff that provide a tuition and mandatory fee waiver or reimbursement to full-time employees and research titled faculty. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4847 / hr.ask@ohr.gatech.edu

Ferst Center Performances/Events

Ferst Center for the Arts serves as a showcase for the presentation of concerts, lectures, dance, film, and theater. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-9600 /  info@arts.gatech.edu

Papermaking Museum Tours/Exhibitions

Tour the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking to discover how papermaking has evolved over time, including approximately three changing exhibits a year on and about paper. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-5700.

Papermaking Museum Workshops

These workshops provide instruction and materials for unique paper making and paper-related projects for a team experience. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-5700 / virginia.howell@rbi.gatech.edu.

Stubbins Gallery and Cohen Gallery Exhibitions

The galleries are dedicated to developing exhibitions of intellectual and academic merit, to showing innovative work in our disciplines, and to celebrating the work of our students, faculty, and alumni. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-0693 / ann.hoevel@design.gatech.edu.

Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit

The Office of the Arts presents the second annual Arts@Tech Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit. This exhibit serves as a unique opportunity for Georgia Tech faculty and staff to display their artwork in the Ferst Center for the Arts. At the opening reception and for the first week of the exhibit, visitors can vote for their favorite piece of art. Learn more here.

Ticket Buzz (Atlanta area Ticket Discounts)

Ferst Center Box Office offers the campus community discounted tickets to local area attractions, movies, activities and more! Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-9600 / info@arts.gatech.edu.

Perks and Programs (Discounts)

Georgia Tech has a partnership with local, statewide and national businesses that offer discounts and other incentives to employees and students with valid University identification cards. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4847 / hr.ask@ohr.gatech.edu.

Invention Studio Workshops and Project Creation

Whether it’s for research, personal, or academic usage, the Invention Studio supports all students, staff, and faculty in their desire to build projects using 3D printers, laser cutters, waterjets, and more. Learn more here or contact them at comms@inventionstudio.gatech.edu.

Paper and Clay

The many pottery, ceramic glazing, and other art activity classes and workshops offered throughout the year are a great way to hone your or your team's skills and engage your right brain. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2827 / ​gtpaperandclay@stucen.gatech.edu

Tech Rec

Tech Rec has eight bowling lanes, eight billiards tables, a gaming lounge, table tennis, air hockey, and foosball to engage you and your team. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2829 / techrec@stucen.gatech.edu.

 

Civic Engagement

Civic engagement encompasses the numerous ways in which students, faculty and staff promote positive social change. Opportunities to engage with community partners exist in co-curricular settings, academic based community service courses, and departmental sponsored outreach programs. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-1197 / sarah.perkins@vpss.gatech.edu.

Student Organizations

Getting engaged in life in and outside of the classroom is key to student success at Georgia Tech.  Joining or chartering a student organization provides an opportunity for them to sharpen organizational, leadership, and communication skills.  And as a faculty or staff member you can support this effort by serving as an organization advisor. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-3458 / engage@gatech.edu.

GT 1000 & GT 2000

Georgia Tech employees, who have been employed by GT for at least one year prior to the start of the semester they will teach and have earned a Master's degree or higher in any field, can apply to teach a section of GT 1000 or GT 2000. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-7648 / gt1000@gatech.edu.

Leadership Fellows (Leadership, Education, & Development)

The LEAD Office has created a leadership-based fellows program for Georgia Tech Master's, Ph.D. students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have an interest in learning to develop others and would like to become a leadership coach for Georgia Tech students. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-3760 / leadershipfellows@gatech.edu.

LGBTQIA Resource Center (Programs & Events)

The LGBTQIA Resource Center supports the Institute's commitment to inclusive excellence by engaging the campus community in education, advocacy, and outreach for people of all genders and sexual identities. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-4780 / lgbtqia@gatech.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program

The Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program brings together faculty, staff, and students who individually and collectively advance their action, research, or teaching objectives while improving inclusivity on campus. Learn more here or contact them at institutediversity@gatech.edu

GradHiring

More than 500 graduate students start jobs at Georgia Tech each fall, all of which require new hire processing.  In order to complete this momentous endeavor, a small army of volunteers are needed to work side-by-side with GTHR professionals.  Consider giving some of your time to support our new employees. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-4847 / hr.ask@ohr.gatech.edu.

 

Leadership Challenge Course

The Leadership Challenge Course (LCC) is a uniquely designed course that delivers the ultimate team experience for intact groups ranging in size from eight to 150 or more. Learn more here or contact them at 404-385-6626 / lstover@gatech.edu

Papermaking Museum Workshops

These workshops provide instruction and materials for unique paper making and paper-related projects for a team experience. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-5700 / virginia.howell@rbi.gatech.edu.

Workplace Learning & Professional Development

As Georgia Tech's campus provider of staff and faculty professional development opportunities, we offer a blended approach to learning you can access from anywhere, anytime. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2249 / training@ohr.gatech.edu

Competitive Sports

Competitive Sports provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity for competition and fun in a variety of team and individual sport activities at various levels. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-9984 / gtcompsports@gatech.edu

Tech Rec

Tech Rec has eight bowling lanes, eight billiards tables, a gaming lounge, table tennis, air hockey, and foosball to engage you and your team. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2829 / techrec@stucen.gatech.edu

Paper and Clay

The many pottery, ceramic glazing, and other art activity classes and workshops offered throughout the year are a great way to hone your or your team's skills and engage your right brain. Learn more here or contact them at 404-894-2827 / ​gtpaperandclay@stucen.gatech.edu

 

Ready for More?

Georgia Tech Human Resources has an entire team dedicated to learning and professional development!

Our Workplace Learning and Professional Development team is a curator of opportunities for faculty and staff. Visit hr.gatech.edu/learning-development to learn more about the full range of regularly scheduled classes or the suite of learning services for whatever training needs you might have.