Workplace Learning & Professional Development

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The Workplace Learning & Professional Development (WLPD) team is dedicated to advancing Georgia Tech's mission and our community members' career potential through engaging and applicable learning that can be immediately integrated into your day-to-day activities. 

The foundation of our learning and development opportunities are centered around the Institute’s vision, beliefs, and newly articulated values. As such, we provide an array of personalized learning competencies and skills that are relevant and engaging, allowing you to facilitate the development of your professional learning goals and add lifetime value to your career at Georgia Tech.


Faculty & Staff Learning Portal

To help centralize and streamline training, learning, and development opportunities across campus, Georgia Tech has launched a new online learning portal to help employees grow their knowledge, skills, and abilities, while quickly gaining access to required trainings and professional development.



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Our learning catalog is deliberately connected to each of Georgia Tech’s nine organizational values, defining who we are and who we aspire to be as a community.

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In addition to in-person and virtual workshops, we offer signature programming developed with a specific audience and professional development needs in mind.

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As a Georgia Tech employee, you have a suite of learning resources available to you, both on and off campus, curated by our team to meet your professional development needs.

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We serve as a learning partner to campus, providing customized training — in the form of learning design and delivery, meeting facilitation, and speaking engagements — to help teams build upon their talents. 

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The members of Workplace Learning & Professional Development are thoughtful and candid about their own thoughts and experiences, creating a safe space to learn.

- Crystal Rosser
Donors Relations Associate
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Crystal Rosser, Donor Relations Associate
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Meet Our Team

Whether facilitating discussions, leading in-depth sessions, or running professional development programs, our team of energetic learning and development professionals are your guides to meaningful and purposeful career-long learning.

LaTrese Ferguson, Manager, Workplace Learning & Professional Development
LaTrese Ferguson
Director, Workplace Learning & Professional Development

As a multi-talented learning professional, LaTrese Ferguson has expertise in instructional design and delivery, quality management, and people management. However, her first love is standing in front of an audience facilitating insightful discussions.

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Tim Edmonds-King
Learning Consultant

As a dynamic learning professional, Tim Edmonds-King believes that learning is one of the constants in our lives. He strives to foster insightful conversations, meaningful relationships, and opportunities to push yourself out of your comfort zone.

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Bryan Haber, Learning Consultant
Bryan Harber
Learning Consultant

Whether working for municipal government, state government, higher education, or Fortune 100 and 500 companies, Bryan Harber has always been passionate about the development of organizations and the employees that carry out its mission.

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Kala Taylor
Learning Coordinator

Kala has spent her career in the educational space. While primarily as a K-12 educator, she is now bringing her instructional methods of customized learning to the Georgia Tech community. 

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Rachel Watts, Senior Learning Consultant
Rachel Watts
Senior Learning Consultant

Throughout her career, Rachel Watts has developed and delivered training in a wide range of topics. Working in higher education and on a Ph.D., she uses research-based instructional design methods to help learners achieve results and maximize their potential.

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A Message from WLPD: We are dedicated to advancing Georgia Tech’s mission by leveraging our community values to provide engaging, applicable, learning.

How to Find Us

Most in-classroom courses and programs take place at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (GLC) in Midtown Atlanta at the intersection of 5th and Spring Streets in the heart of Tech Square — Atlanta's thriving innovation community. We are accessible by foot, bus, and car.



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