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This depends on the department. There were times that there was money available in the budget for professional development -- often used for conventions rather than for trainings.
You get some opportunity to travel to conferences.
It is encouraged heavily since its an academic institutuion
Okay, if you work hard for it. As an hourly, not many opportunities to become full time.
they promote a atmosphere of professional development
Lots of opportunities to go to conferences, networking events and guest speakers.