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Career Planning Communities

Career Planning Communities encompass a range of configurations and styles of faculty engagement in which faculty empower faculty in extended dialog, inquiry, and discovery around a topic of common concern, interest, or relevance to the community participants. There are four types of faculty communities for Career Planning of varying scope, scale, and intensity:


Career Planning Communities are designed for faculty to make progress toward the following outcomes:

  • Explore a topic of common concern, interest, or relevance;
  • Apply what is learned to some aspect of faculty life at JMU; and
  • Collaboratively guide the group toward its intended goals.