Information On The Coronavirus

Recent Updates: The New School has released its academic plan for 2020-21 and a phased reopening plan for its New York campus. Please check the Parsons Paris website for information about our Paris campus. Learn more.

  • Training

    Training and Development, a service in the Office of Human Resources, is committed to helping all New School employees succeed by providing resources and support that assist them in meeting their personal and professional goals. We are dedicated to providing relevant, high-quality programs and development opportunities that align with the university's overall strategic goals.

    A variety of online and recorded workshops and programs are available to university employees, including leadership development, manager training, performance management, and employee support services. We also provide customized training interventions and consultancy for department-specific development needs.

    For more information, contact Ilana Levitt, Senior Director of Employee Development and Organizational Effectiveness at or Ali Cherasia, Associate Director of Training and Development at

  • Performance Management

    This training covers The New School's performance appraisal process and forms and reviews techniques for writing a fair assessment and providing constructive feedback. We also offer workshops on ways employees can maximize the effectiveness of the performance appraisal process. 

    Leadership and Management Training

    We offer a number of workshops addressing leadership and management that are geared to supervisors and managers. New manager training covers areas including effective management techniques, institutional policies and procedures, and attendance and disciplinary issues. Other workshops focus on recruiting and hiring managers, avoiding legal liability, personality types, and leadership styles. 

    Employee Support Training

    As part of our ongoing commitment to helping employees realize their potential and strives to create a vibrant culture that helps employees succeed, enhances productivity, and values diversity, Human Resources is hosting online programs,  tailored to reflect the continuing changes to our daily lives and to enhance the remote working experience. 

    LinkedIn Learning

    All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning thanks to our enterprise subscription managed by The University’s Libraries and Archives.  Additional information can be viewed here.