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

Looking for information on compliance and other required employee training? Go to the Required Training page to get details and access the required courses.

Professional Development & Personal Enrichment (PDPE) Programs 

Turn over a new leaf by attending one of the Fall Professional Development learning opportunities.   RSVP here to attend.                                                                                                                                   **Remember to alert your Supervisor that you are attending.


 Presented by Mindy Fox, CalPers Representative                                                     Wednesday, October 18, 1:30 - 4:00p.m., Broome 2480

Are you prepared for retirement? Do you know what to do? This educational class will help you plan and prepare for retirement. Regardless of where you are in your career, begin now to secure your future. Please contact diana.enos@csuci.edu for more information. Space is limited to 40 participants. Click on the link under the PDPE header to RSVP.


 Presented by Daniel Martinez, CSUCI Web Supervisor                                                                   Tuesday, October 24, 11:00 to 12:00p.m., Sage 2030

Does Qualtrics sound familiar but you are not sure how it can help you? Have you tried to use Qualtrics for survey or rsvp responses and need some basic information to get you going? This is the workshop for you! Please join Daniel Martinez  as he navigates you through the basics of Qualtrics. 

  After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Access Qualtrics
  • Identify Qualtrics’ capabilities for form building and data analysis
  • Find further Qualtrics related training resources


Wednesday Wellness with Mindfulness:  October 25, from 4- 4:55p.m., Lindero Hall 2810.  Join Holly Sacks, Mindfulness Facilitator, as she continues your monthly mindfulness journey. Participants will learn mindfulness practices designed to calm the mind and relax the body. Whether you are a true beginner to meditation or are willing to have a beginner’s mind, all faculty and staff are welcome!. Ms. Sacks is an experienced mindfulness facilitator, trained and certified at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC). She currently teaches mindfulness classes for the Neuroboxing Foundation and the CSUCI Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. No RSVP necessary.

 Yoga Fridays - Starts October 20: Start your Friday mornings from 7:15 -8:25a.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.  Locations will vary so check here for new locations.  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:

Brian Lindgren, OE Specialist/Trainer
Lindero Hall  First Floor 
Email: brian.lindgren@csuci.edu 
Phone: 805-437-8442