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

CI's Professional Development and Personal Enrichment (PDPE) 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 & Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Programs 

Save the Dates and Join us after break for our upcoming 2017 Workshops, Seminars and Wellness Activities... 

Please RSVP here for January Workshops listed below.      
(Remember to communicate attendance with your Supervisor) 


*Lunch and Learn: Supervising Student Employees Series is back!  
This is a continuous series the second Wednesday of each month through April.  February details coming soon.
Facilitated by Teresa Montoya-Morua, Linda Demyan and Tanya Yancheson 

Bring your lunch and collaborate with campus-wide supervisors of student employees.   Our motto: Share ideas and network with peers. 

*Tech Talks Series: Phishing with Fisch
Tuesday, January 17, 11:00a.m. to Noon, Sage 2030
Presented by Neil Fisch, Director Enterprise Services and Security

Join Neil in this first presentation of a continuous series of tech talks.  Don’t get reeled in by those shiny linking lures; you need to be aware of the multiple security issues that can arise when using technology. These presentations are group discussions focused on email phishing, social engineering and what you can do to help safeguard getting hooked!  

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

Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) presents "Grant Skills Workshop Wednesdays"  These workshops are designed for staff members who are interested in grant processes and information. Details for Spring 2017 coming soon.    Questions,  contact Jason.miller@csuci.edu. 



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 CI Wellness and Athletics. No RSVP necessary. 

Zumba:  Resumes Tuesday, January 17.  Every Tuesday/Thursday from 5:15 -6:15p.m. in the CI Rec Center. Dance along with great tunes and wonderful colleagues.  Taught by licensed instructor, Louise Siefert in sponsorship with CI Wellness and Athletics. No RSVP necessary.

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

Wendy Olson, Professional Development Specialist
Lindero Hall 2810 
Email: wendy.olson@csuci.edu
Phone: 805-437-8553