Professional Development Center

​​  Professional Development Center

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Welcome to the Professional Development Center!

The PDC offers SJCC faculty and staff a variety of activities that can assist in your professional enrichment and development.

Visit the PDC located in GE118 or explore this site to learn more about the opportunities and resources available.

The Professional Development Center seeks to support the entire San Jose City College community (faculty, staff, and administrators) as they expand their professional practices. It serves as the hub for career opportunities and personal and professional growth.

Charts of Visits to PDC Fall 2015 and Spring 2016.pdf

About the Facility

Our PDC presentation room is located in GE118. This room can accommodate up to 20 participants with a presenter/moderator. Also available are six computer work stations to provide hands-on training. For more information or to reserve the PDC, contact us via email to Professional Development Center or at extension 3418. Some highlights include:

    • Presenter’s PC Station
    • Data Projection & Sounds System


Professional Development Days

The college provides four professional development days (PDDs) every fiscal year, two in fall and two in spring. Please see the documents listed on the page to view past PDD events for our campus. 

Spring 2017

March 31, 2017 

March 31 2017 Final PDD Agenda March 28, 2017.pdf

March 31, 2017 Breakout Sessions.pdf

January 27, 2017

 Agenda for Jan 27 2017 PDD

Jan 27, 2017, Sp 2017 Breakout Session Lists Jan 25 2017.pdf

Speaker Bill O Hing Biography Jan 27 2017.pdf  

Fall 2016

August 25, 2016

​​Bio of Dr. Lindsey Malcolm Piquex August 25, 2016

Bio for Dr. TJ Bliss for August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016, PDD Agenda

Thursday, August 25 Division Meeting locations at EVC

August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016, PDD Agenda

Friday, August 26 Breakout Sessions




​Contact Us


Dr. ​Celia Cruz-Johnson
Professional Development Coordinator

(408) 298-2181 x3418


Professional DevElopment Funds

​​Guidelines to Professional Development Funding Opportunities 




Professional Development Funds

Required Forms:


Conference Attendance Request Form

Prof Dev Funds Application September 2016.docx

​​Perkins Funds 

Required Forms:


Conference Attendance Request Form

Perkins Professional Development Activity Application ​

Basic Skills Initiative Funds

Conference Attendance Request Form

BSI Conf Funds App Sept 2016.docx​ 


2017 Employee Recognition Nominations: 

FINAL_2 Administrator_Recognition_Nomination_March 2017.odt

FINAL_II Classified_Recognition_ Nomination March 2017.docx

FINAL_2_Faculty_Recognition_Nomination_March 2, 2017.docx

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING NETWORK - Free resources and educational videos, including

LYNDA.COM - Preview site and introductory course videos.  For free access to videos, go through the Professional Learning Network.


2015 - 2016

APRIL 2016

04-08-16 PDD Agenda04-08-16 Breakout Sessions

Bio Darrick Smith, Ed.D.04-08-16 PDD Survey Condensed

04-08-16 PDD Survey Details


01-29-16 PDD Agenda 

Civility Roundtable Notes01-29-16 PDD Survey Condensed01-29-16 PDD Survey Details


08-27-15 PDD Agenda08-27-15 Division Mtgs08-28-15 PDD AgendaPDD survey results 08-27-15PDD survey results 08-28-15

2014 - 2015

03-20-15 Agenda

Civility Roundtable Notes

 Bio Robin Lawton

01-23-14 PDD Agenda

Bio Jeff Duncan-Andrade

08-28-14 PDD Agenda  

08-28-14 PDD Breakout Sessions

08-28-14 PDD Department Meetings

Bio Darrick Smith 

2013 - 2014

3-14-14 Agenda

3-14-14 Breakout Sessions

8-28-13 Agenda

8-28-13 New Employees

8-28-13 William Young Bio

8-29-13 Cepeda-Cruz Presentation

8-29-13 SLO Update

2012 - 2013

4-11-13 Agenda4-12-13 Breakout Sessions

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