Awards of Excellence winners
Staff enjoying themselves at a cooking event

CPOD has responsibility for the professional and organizational development services at Niagara College.

The team designs and delivers orientation programs for the College and professional development programs for support staff and administrators. CPOD leads the College’s engagement days (Niagara Day, Day of Reflection, and Support Team Day), manages our employee recognition programs (Years of Service and Awards of Excellence), and learning support programs (Tuition Assistance Program and Leadership Development Fund).  The team also provides internal consultation and learning support for organizational change; manages leadership development, succession planning, and team development initiatives; and, in conjunction with other campus units, works to deepen organizational effectiveness.