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Joyce A. Valent, M.A. Ed., I.T.

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

Koren 207
Phone: 412.396.5774



M. A., Education, Instructional Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006
B.S., Liberal Arts, Multimedia, Duquesne University, 1998

Ms. Joyce Valent, M.A. Ed., I.T., Manager, Training and Development since 2007, is responsible for managing all employee training workshops and the learning management system. Joyce designs and administers the internal employee development training programs focusing on leadership, professional and personal development, technology and soft skills. In 2011, the Microsoft Office Superstar Training programs (M.O.S.T.) was created to elevate software skills within the University and address ever-changing technology needs.

Achievements & Expertise
  • Finalist in the PHRA People Do Matter Award in 2011 and 2014 for the University's employee professional development programs
  • Employee Training and Development Management
  • CDATA Sungard Higher Education, 2006
  • Mid-Atlantic Banner User Group, 2004, 2005
  • ASTD Pittsburgh Chapter, October 2012, Training and Development ROI
  • 2013 Mid Atlantic Banner Users Group in Virginia Beach, VA, in September 2013, Topic: Training and Development ROI
  • PHRA Pittsburgh Annual Conference in October 2014, Topic: Integration of HR and Strategic Plans with Training and Development
  • Introduction to Training and Development
  • Developing Training in an E-Learning Environment
  • Training and Development Capstone
  • Assisted in Human Resources: People, Practices and Leadership