Welcome to LAVC Professional Development
Our mission: To promote effective teaching and enhance the 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: Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 am to 10 pm, Fri. 7:30 am to 3 pm
Use our computers, scanners, Scantron machine, and laminator
Staffed hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 to 4:30
Pick up useful handouts on teaching strategies, check out training videos, laser pointers, flip cameras, books, and other materials; see our shelf of free books for faculty
Orientation for new faculty
If you missed the adjunct orientation, click here for the newly updated Faculty Handbook!
Free Resources for Faculty & Staff -- click here!
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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