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Training and Development

People in audienceA variety of online and in-person training opportunities are made available through POD each year. Please visit MyCareer@PCC to access thousands of online courses through LinkedIn Learning and other opportunities offered by PCC.

The Academic Professionals Institute (API) is held each year. This provides an opportunity for Academic Professionals to learn and network with their colleagues. The content is determined in collaboration with the API Planning Committee. If you are interested in joining the planning committee for the API, please contact the POD office

The Over-the-Shoulder program is intended to provide one-on-one training opportunities on a specific software task. Take yourself to the next level with up to two hours each term.

Other training opportunities

Information Technology (IT)

Information Technology provides support, training, and resources to help employees build skills in PCC enterprise systems and office computing.

Instructional Support

Instructional Support (IS) provides support for faculty in the course development process. View the schedule of current training.

Community-Based Learning

Community-Based Learning supports instructors that wish to enhance their classes with community service experience for students.

Center for Careers in Education

The Cascade Center for Careers in Education works to organize and conduct professional development for PCC faculty.

Teaching Learning Centers (TLC)

Teaching Learning Centers are committed to offering programs that promote best practices and facilitate innovation.

Disability Services

Disability Services provides a variety of professional development, training, & awareness building opportunities.

Library Resources

PCC Library subscribes to many journals for community college faculty and staff. Read the Chronicle of Higher Education, New Directions for Community Colleges, or New Directions for Student Services. Please see the Teaching in the Community College guide for links to many other recommended titles. Contact library staff for further information.