Cabrillo Professional Development, in collaboration with the Office of Student Equity, promotes equity-minded practices in teaching and learning, technological advancement, institutional effectiveness, and services supporting students.
Flex days are regular duty days for faculty with all the rights and responsibilities thereof. Faculty may fulfill their flex requirement by attending workshops on flex days or performing pre-approved individual projects for external flex credit. In myCabrilloPD, staff and faculty can view their transcript to see courses and credits completed. Faculty may submit an External Credit Request for professional development outside of the Flexible Calendar program.Under the coordination of the Professional Development Council, the Flex Calendar is managed by the Flex Committee. The Calendar is composed of 10 days of professional development activities per academic year, 5 in the fall, and 5 in spring. Additional Flex Fridays are designated throughout the year for special professional development events.
A Professional Growth program is available to classified employees and outlined in the CCEU contract. All employees are encouraged and welcomed to participate in Flex Week as well
Vision Resource Center
The Vision Resource Center provides access to Lynda.com and Skillsoft developed for California Community Colleges and their employees to access effective practices, trainings, and other resources. It also includes communities of practice for Community College employees.
Equity and Inclusion
The Office of Student Equity provides many professional development opportunities, including: the Student Equity Certificate Program, Student Equity Day on Tuesday of each Flex Week, a lending library, and Flex Friday activities.
The Online Network of Educators (@ONE) programs provide training and online resources for free—or at a very low cost.