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Early each January, UAS offers several days of professional development opportunities to faculty and staff under the Spring Startup event.  Past topics have included presentations on UAS Technologies for Effective Teaching, How Faculty Can Help Students Succeed, Research at UAS, and various training sessions on the use of BlackBoard.

Current Year

Spring Startup will take place Tuesday, January 10th through Thursday, January 13th, 2017 at the Juneau Auke Lake campus.

View the agenda here:


For more information about Adjunct Orientation, see the Adjunct Faculty website located here.

Sign-up for CPR Training

**Both classes are full, but you can still put your name in for a waitlist in case space opens up at the last minute!** Please use the form below to sign up for the CPR/First Aid/AED training course to be held during Spring Startup.  Two different trainings will be held in the Egan Building:

  • (FULL) Friday January 13, 2017  9:00am - 1:00pm @ EGAN 224 - Assistant Professor Neil Nickerson  **This is a traditional, fully in-person training including hands on and classroom.**
  • (FULL) Friday January 13, 2017  1:00 - 3:30pm @ EGAN 225 - Paul Dorman, Associate Director of Residence Life   **This training involves some online coursework (approx. 2.5 hours) to be completed before the hands on training in January.  This is good for those of you who learn well in online courses and don't want to spend as much time in person.  The classroom part of the training will be done online, while the in-person training will consist of the physical training with partners and CPR dummies.**

Class space is limited, so sign up early. Participants will be chosen on a first come, first served basis.  You will be notified by e-mail if you will participate in this course.

For more information, contact Gillian in the Provost's Office at or 796-6486.

**Please note: the Fri. Jan. 13 course at 1:00pm requires advance coursework to be completed online prior to the hands on training.**


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