Dare U

Staff Professional Development Dare U


DARE U provides developmental learning and growth opportunities for employees that are aligned with Champlain College's mission and goals. These opportunities will excite, engage, and empower employees. Employee development is personal and meaningful, yet connected to the common purpose of this institution.


DARE U provides continuous, coherent, and progressive learning opportunities, promotes employee excitement, engagement, and empowerment, and fosters high performance for individuals and the organization.


DARE U programming adheres to the following values:

  • Aligned with competencies, strategic planning, missions, values, and goals of the college
  • Supported by College leadership and managers
  • Meaningful, exciting, and beneficial to employees, while mindful of employees' limited time
  • Promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Accommodates learning styles
  • Based on employee interest and need

Courses and Workshops

Courses are categorized to help staff set and achieve specific professional development goals.