Professional Development Resources

Chabot College Professional Development offers faculty, staff, and administrators support for planning or attending enrichment activities, workshops, conferences and training. The Professional Development Committee plans Flex Days and events throughout the year.

For more information about the Professional Development Committee or Flex Days, see the Professional Development Committee webpage.

California State Goals for Professional Development

Section 87150-87154 of the Education Code authorizes professional development activities in the following areas:

  1. Improvement of teaching.
  2. Maintenance of current academic and technical knowledge and skills.
  3. In-service training for vocational education and employment preparation programs.
  4. Retraining to meet changing institutional needs.
  5. Intersegmental exchange programs.
  6. Development of innovations in instructional and administrative   techniques and program effectiveness.
  7. Computer and technological proficiency programs.
  8. Courses and training implementing affirmative action and upward mobility programs.
  9. Other activities determined to be related to educational and professional development pursuant to criteria established by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.

 Professional Development Resources