Learning organizations are organizations where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspiration is set free, and where people are continually learning how to learn together.

- Peter Senge

The Office of Professional and Organizational Development (OPOD) coordinates learning opportunities for employees that enhance the College’s capacity for achieving its mission, vision, and strategic plan.

Learning opportunities that enable collaboration, self-reflection, inquiry, iterative design, and application to daily practice are emphasized.  A commitment to equity-minded, anti-racist, and trauma-informed practices ground these approaches.

Recognizing that students are at the heart of everyone’s work at PCC, the OPOD is committed to centering student voices in the design of the College’s professional learning program.

Professional Development Program Designed for YOU

We invite you to explore the various professional learning opportunities and resources available to you as a PCC employee.

Vision Resource Center

The Vision Resource Center is an online learning platform that provides equitable access to professional development opportunities for California community college employees as they pursue the Vision for Success.

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PD Day

Professional Development Days provide an opportunity for faculty, classified staff, and administrators to pause and reflect and connect through collective learning.

Flex Obligation

The Flexible Calendar Program is facilitated through the Chancellor’s Office. Faculty at participating colleges are obligated to either attend their designated flex days or complete other professional learning activities in lieu of attending.

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Conference Travel

Conferences can be an effective way to grow your skills and knowledge within your area of responsibility. Faculty, classified staff, and administrators can submit requests to attend in-person and online conferences.

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