Welcome to the LAVC Professional Development Website
Professional Development – promoting effective teaching and enhanced professional skills of all employees by offering resources and opportunities for growth and learning
The Professional Development Center (PDC) is located in the Faculty/Staff Resource Center
Room 200, Library Bldg. (LARC)
(818) 947-2712 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop-in hours: 7:30 am to 3 pm for the rest of the summer [Fall hours: 7:30 am to 10 pm]
Come in to use our computers, scanners, laminator, and Scantron machine or to pick up useful teaching materials.
- Adjunct Orientation, "Fall into Fall" August 23
- Summer Tech Fest -- August 25 and 26
Session added 8/25 at 10:45 am in LARC 203: Ensuring Accessibility of Online Materials
- Opening Day -- August 28 -- click here for schedule
Opening Day workshops
Free Resources for Faculty & Staff -- click here!
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NEW: CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED FACULTY HANDBOOK
STAFF: We offer the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) test and practice tests/training.
Contact us at ext. 2712 or 2569 to reserve a time slot.
Click here for more training opportunities.
Come to the PDC to pick up useful handouts to reproduce and use in your classes (study skills, avoiding plagiarism, reading strategies, and more) or download them from our "Teaching Resources" link.
Check out laser pointers, flip cameras, books, and DVDs in our teaching resource library. Click here to see the DVDs available.
Professional Development Director