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

CSUCI's Professional Development and Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Office supports CSUCI'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.  CSUCI 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 & Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Programs 


Please RSVP for the June Workshop listed below. (Remember to communicate attendance with your Supervisor)

Respect & Positive Interaction in the Workplace | Thursday, June 1, 10a.m. to Noon, Ojai Hall 1986

Presented by Ellen Contente, Optum, Inc. 

This program will introduce communication skills and other behaviors that promote respectful, open ways of relating, settling differences and working effectively as a team.  Participants will promote and practice healthy ways of interacting and relating to coworkers at all levels of the organization, identify inappropriate and/or abusive communication styles and behaviors and receive an introduction to conflict negotiation strategies.  

Don't forget to Join our campus partners for upcoming events:


Yoga Fridays:  Located in El Dorado Hall.  Start your Friday mornings from 7:15 -8:30a.m. improving your cardiovascular fitness, balancing the nervous system and improving brain function with Himalayan yogic techniques.  Bring a yoga mat and water bottle.  Taught by Dr. Christina Pabers in sponsorship with CSUCI Wellness and Athletics. No RSVP necessary. 

Staff Zumba:   Dance along with great tunes and wonderful colleagues.  Zumba meets every Tuesday and Thursday in the Recreation Center Gym from 5:15 to 6:15p.m.  Taught by licensed instructor Lousie Siefert, in sponsorship with CSUCI Wellness and Athletics.  No RSVP necessary.  

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

Wendy Olson, HR Manager, Talent Manager
Lindero Hall 2810 
Email: wendy.olson@csuci.edu 
Phone: 805-437-8553