Professional Development & Training


Welcome to Professional Development & Training. We offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of our university employees. Programs are instructor led and in workshop formats. Topics include: Employee Performance Appraisal, Handling Conflict, Active Listening, Accountability, Customer Service, Supervisory Skills and many others.

New Employee Orientation

Learn about the history of Millersville University, Health & Environmental Safety, Social Equity, Leave & Benefits, State Employee Assistance Program and Professional Development & Training.  Click to see the agenda for orientation.

Training Workshops


Skillsoft is an online training program for staff and faculty.  Skillsoft programs are modern, interactive, and convenient.  You can access programs 24/7 from any internet ready device.  

Here are a few of the topics in the current Skillsoft/Millersville University Catalogue:

Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010, Customer Service, Conflict, Stress, and Time Management.  For log-in information contact:

PASSHE Academy

PASSHE Academy offers webinars, teleseminars, and facilitator led programs for employees of the 14 PASSHE universities and the Office of the Chancellor.
To learn more about the PASSHE Academy and/or see the upcoming PASSHE Academy Training Workshop schedule and/or to register for a workshop - Click PASSHE Academy!  

- A Leadership Development Program for Supervisors and Managers
Core 1:  Discover your personal supervisory style.
Core 2:  Learn and practice supervisory skills, i.e.: planning & delegating, handling conflict, and communication skills.
Core 3:  Explore the role of supervision at MU, i.e. appraisals, SEAP, safety, harassment prevention and skills for working in a union environment. 

Leadership MU 2015
Click here for Information & Application Packet 

AFSCME Members Training Opportunities
1.  Visit the Career Track OR National Seminars Training websites for upcoming schedule.
2.  Find a course in the area that you would like to attend.
3.  Complete the Training Opportunities For You form and return it to Melanie DeSantis in Human Resources. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions - call us at 717-871-4950 or e-mail

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