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Who We Are:

Learning and Professional Development offers consulting, professional and career development, and performance management programs and services to The College of New Jersey community. Our work is strategically designed to enhance organizational readiness and workplace culture to support our faculty and staff.

Our Mission, Vision and Values:


To strengthen The College of New Jersey’s ability to deliver exceptional service by developing an engaged, high performing workforce. We realize this mission by providing learning and development solutions that are:

  • Aligned with TCNJ’s priorities and objectives
  • Customized to meet individual and departmental needs
  • Integrated to achieve organizational goals


Learning and Professional Development provides staff and faculty with the skills and experiences to reach each person’s career and professional potential. The Office of Human Resources aspires to be a destination employer. Learning and Professional Development drives this ambition by:

  • Focusing on staff outcomes
  • Implementing strategic approaches to achieve organizational goals
  • Developing a high performing workforce that drives organizational goals


We believe:

  • Learning and development is continuous.
  • The optimal forum for creative, innovative thinking is open, collaborative, and fun.
  • When staff are engaged in their work and feel a sense of community, we have done our jobs well.

What We Offer:

Recognizing the importance of learning, professional development and talent management, the program endeavors to:

  • Align programs and offerings with strategic priorities
  • Facilitate leadership growth
  • Empower learners
  • Encourage individual accountability
  • Motivate and engage employees
  • Retain high performing and high potential talent

A primary goal is employee engagement.  With this in mind we offer:

  • Organizational Consulting: Consulting services to assist with achievement of strategic and tactical goals at the organizational and the business unit levels
  • Customized Learning Programs and Solutions:  TCNJ is a diverse community. To address the needs of a multitude of business units, we build learning programs
  • Professional & Career Development: Learning and development programs to prepare staff for leadership roles at TCNJ
  • Individual Development Planning:  Consulting for employees via IDP Programming