Talent Development Council


Talent Development Council

Purpose: The Talent Development Council is responsible for the development of a college-wide strategy for the professional learning and development of all employees at the College of Southern Maryland.


  1. The council shall review data and recommend strategies, action plans, activities, and benchmarks for providing quality professional learning opportunities for employees, including professional learning paths and programs for various employee
  2. The council shall monitor and assess the effectiveness of the College’s talent development strategies and objectives and recommend improvements.
  3. The council shall ensure that College policies and practices pertaining to interviewing and hiring, on-boarding, ongoing training, evaluation and promotion, and leadership training, enrich and strengthen professional learning and development throughout the employee lifecycle. The council may recommend the creation of new policies or revision of existing policies accordingly.
  4. The council shall assist in setting employee competencies, defining the ideal CSM employee, and ensuring that professional development strategies and programming align with those competencies and the Institutional Strategic Plan.
  5. The council shall normally meet bi-monthly during the academic year. In Fall 2020 (its inaugural semester) it shall meet monthly in September, October, and November. Regular meetings of the council will be open only to council members and invited CSM community The council will periodically host public meetings open to all CSM students, faculty, and staff, although only council members may vote on council matters.


12 voting members from CWD, DAA, DFS, HRO, MAR, OPP, and SES comprised of faculty, staff, and administrators. There will also be an ex officio student member.


April 22, 2021 Microsoft Teams View Agenda View Minutes
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September 23, 2021 Zoom View Agenda View Minutes
October 28, 2021 Zoom View Agenda
November 16, 2022 Zoom View Agenda
January 26, 2023
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May 25, 2023
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