The Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, presented by Sigma in partnership with Chamberlain University, was established to advance excellence in nursing education. The center provides career and leadership development opportunities for academic nurse educators.
Faculty Professional Role Development Program

Faculty Professional Role Development Program

Sigma understands the challenges of transitioning or being new to the world of academia. As faculty roles and expectations continually evolve, the core tenets of scholarship serve to guide nurse educators in their professional development. 

Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development Program

Faculty Knowledge and Skills Development Program

Let Sigma support your quest for knowledge in your academic nurse educator role with this online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) program! Program learning outcomes include essential competencies in educational theory, course development, program assessment, evaluation strategies, and more!

Past Academies and Institutes


Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Designed for mid-career nursing faculty with at least seven years of full time employment in a teaching role, this academy helped scholarship increase their leadership acumen.


Emerging Educational Administrator Institute

Intended for nurse faculty in their first administrative position (three years or less) or those aspiring to become administrators, this institute was an 18-month mentored-leadership experience.