Career Progression Resources

Candidates interested in going up for career progression should consider the following materials:

  1. Review UW-L Career Progression guidelines: The most current career progression guidelines can be viewed at: A Guide to Instructional Academic Staff (IAS) Career Progression and Portfolio Development at UW-La Crosse

    Candidates are best served by thoroughly reviewing the guidelines prior to creating their portfolios. Current guidelines include instructions for an electronic portfolio.

  2. Learn about career progressions eligibility requirements. Documentation regarding eligibility requirements for career progression is available at: Career Progression Eligibility Requirements Grid

  3. Learn about e-portfolios. Documentation regarding the use of electronic portfolios is available at

  4. Example Portfolios. Examples of successful pormotion files are available at

  5. Enter Digitial Measures. The electronic portfolio portal can be found at Electronic Portfolio Portal.

  6. Tips from the IAS Career Progression Committee.

  7. Review the Teaching/PD/Service Measures Worksheets that IAS CPC members use to review career progression files. The worksheets reflect a spectrum of potential evidence rather than a list of required activities.

  8. Attend an information session. Every fall, the IAS Liaision hosts information sessions to answer questions. The upcoming session dates can be found at the IAS News page.

  9. Write about teaching. Materials regarding writing syllabi with learning outcomes, assessment reports, and teaching philosophies.

  10. Review the information that should be included in the Departmental Report.
  11. Review the information that should be included in the Dean's Report.