Welcome to CI's Training and Professional Development page.  We look forward to spending time with you.

CI's Professional Development Office supports CI's academic mission by transforming the delivery of services through continuous improvements, providing a foundation that is knowledge driven, flexible in approach, and entrepreneurial in spirit. We are here to serve all staff with their professional development and personal enrichment needs.

Campus learning encompasses a variety of subjects that address employee’s professional and personal growth and provides management training of both professional and supervisory skills.  CI is committed to offering educational support and training that provide opportunities for professional and personal growth, employee retention, development and succession. 

Professional Development Strategy Map(PDF, 111KB) 

E-Learning Opportunities.

Professional Development and Personal Enrichment Programs 

Beat the June Gloom.... Join our June Workshops and Wellness Activities... 


Please RSVP at least 5 days in advance.


Tuesday, June 14 - 9 - 10:30a.m., Ojai Hall 1986

Human Resources Presents: The ROAD Map to Performance Management (Intended for MPP staff)         

Travel the ROAD (Review, Objective setting, Appraisal, Development) with a map to collaborative performance management that includes understanding the value of employee engagement, the actions and activities of performance management as well as discovering strategies for improving performance.  The journey includes performance evaluations and professional development opportunities.  So pack your bags and join us on this expedition.

Thursday, June 16 - 9-11:30a.m., Ojai Hall 1986 - Two Sessions (*choose one or both)

Optum Health Services Presents: 

Managing Eldercare Issues: 9- 10:00a.m.
Program highlights:  Heighten awareness of in-home, community and institutional resources; Learn about financial and legal issues; Become familiar with the "care management planning guide"; Review an eldercare case study

Navigating Eldercare Resources: 10:30-11:30a.m.
Program highlights: Identify ways to discuss the need for care with your parent or elderly relative; Learn the levels of medical and non-medical care; Determine what to consider when evaluating resources; Learn to communicate effectively with resources; Explore ways of dealing with the stress of caregiving



 Yoga Fridays:  El Dorado Hall, 7:15a.m. to  8:30a.m. Improve cardiovascular fitness, balancing the nervous system and improving brain function with Himalayan yogic techniques.  Bring a yoga mat and bottle of water. Taught by Dr. Christina Pabers in sponsorship with CI Campus Recreation.     *No RSVP necessary.

STAFF ZUMBA: CI Rec Center GYM, 5:15p.m. to 6:15p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Dance along with great tunes and wonderful colleagues.  Taught by licensed instructor, Louise Siefert in sponsorship with CI Campus Recreation.  *No RSVP necessary

For questions, suggestions or collaborations regarding staff professional development, please contact:

Wendy Olson, Professional Development Specialist
Lindero Hall 1821
Email: wendy.olson@csuci.edu
Phone: 805-437-8553