Professional Development Opportunities

The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides professional development credit opportunities for all Harper faculty (both full-time and adjunct) every semester. Below is a list of upcoming Graduate Equivalency Courses (GECs), workshops, conferences, and other programming. Click on each session title to view details and information to register or join.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for archives with links to more information about previous opportunities. Questions? Please contact the Academy at 847.925.6174,

Workshops, Graduate Equivalency Courses (GECs), Conferences, and More

Click on each session title below to view details, information to register/join, and a link to the recording after the session.



Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation or who have questions about access may contact the event host or Access and Disability Services at, 847.925.6266, at least two weeks in advance of the event date.

Workshop Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Academy for Teaching Excellence may have to cancel a workshop due to circumstances beyond our control. With the exception of instructor illness and inclement weather, the decision to cancel a workshop will be made 48 hours prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. In the event of a cancellation, the Academy will make every effort to notify registered participants via their Harper College email account. If you have a concern about a workshop you have registered for being cancelled, please contact or call 847.925.6174.