An Opportunity to Grow.

Striving to expand knowledge, enhance learning, and advance careers.

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On a Mission

In support of the Department of Access Services mission, the Professional Development Program (PDP) provides all members of the department the opportunity to expand their knowledge base, enhance their skills, and advance their careers. PDP activites are developed and delivered through a staff-driven collaborative process.

In Alliance With

  • RIT NTID Department of Access Services
  • RID
  • STEM Interpreting
  • ASL Core
  • Center for Women & Gender
  • NAD
  • Randleman Program for Interpreters of Color

Expand. Enhance. Advance.

This is the motto of our professional development program. We strive to help our employees grow professionally by offering opportunities year-round in key content areas we call strands. Strands encapsulate a spectrum of professional growth from Career Path advancement to Health and Wellness. To learn more about our strands and the opportunities we provide, check out our vision and program structure.

We offer more than information.

We have many resources available to our members.

When you join, you will have access to:

  • Professionally Recorded VODs
  • Mentors
  • DAS Library
  • and much more!
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Ready to get started? Register here.

Guess what? You don't need to be a member of the Rochester Institute of Technology to be part of our Professional Development Program. We welcome alumni, retirees, and community members.

Register with us, and you can get access to our resources.

Questions? Concerns?

Feel free to contact any of our committee members or search through our FAQ.

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