University of Vermont

Professional Development and Training

Professional Development and Training Staff

    Joel Shapiro
    Joel Shapiro
    (802) 656-0966

    Joel provides oversight for Professional Development & Training. He also facilitates workshops and trainings including the Coaching Ourselves Program. He has an interest in organization development and consultation. He enjoys working with groups and departments across UVM to build inclusive and healthy work environments that increase organizational effectiveness. He has served the University for over 25 years in various capacities including Director of HRS Organizational Services and Director of the Employee Assistance Program and Worklife Services.

    Paul Goldberg
    Paul S. Goldberg
    Administrative Assistant
    (802) 656-5800

    Paul is responsible for the administrative tasks that keep the Professional Development & Training office running smoothly, from maintaining our department email and website to scheduling our computer lab. He is in charge of every step of the training session process: scheduling instructors, booking classrooms, managing enrollment and cancellations, and compiling class evaluation data.

    Oleh Kaarmik
    Oleh Kaarmik
    Talent Development Specialist
    (802) 656-2568

    With extensive background in professional development, Oleh is mindful about the ways we change as individuals and as organizations. With that awareness he offers unique perspectives on organizational learning by linking intuition with analysis. Before joining UVM, Oleh was affiliated with the Switzerland-based consulting group IMCI specializing in global talent development. In that role he was supporting leadership, management and employees to have the courage and insight to make difficult decisions to successfully navigate the challenges of globalization-driven change. At UVM he coordinates, delivers and evaluates programs designed to facilitate organizational learning and enhance employee performance.

Last modified July 11 2017 11:28 AM