Professional development


The Elizabeth City State University Professional Development Program includes internal and external training announcements for all employees, as well as, information concerning tuition waiver and academic assistance.

As a member of the ECSU faculty or staff, employees have access to many free and fee-based professional development, personal wellness, and informational training resources. Workshops and other developmental initiatives are designed to help sharpen job skills and promote effective and progressive management practices that encourage both personal and professional excellence.


Professional Development Opportunities

Tuition Waiver Application for Faculty and Staff All ECSU permanent, full-time employees are eligible for tuition waivers for not more than three courses during the academic year at all constituent institutions of the UNC System.

Employee Application for Academic Assistance All ECSU permanent full-time or part-time employees, employees in time-limited permanent positions, and eligible employees with probationary and trainee status may attend courses totaling up to 20 credit hours per fiscal year from any accredited community college, college or university if funds are available.




Tanisha Brumsey

 Human Resources Specialist/ Employment Manager
 Phone: (252) 335-3874 | Fax: (252) 335-3415



Paula Gassaway

 Human Resources Consultant/ Payroll & Benefits Manager
 Phone: (252) 335-3776 | Fax: (252) 335-3415


 Elizabeth City State University
 1704 Weeksville Road
 Elizabeth City, NC  27909