Professional Development


Deadlines to Complete Professional Development Obligation for the 2021-2022 Academic Year:


Full-Time Faculty
  • July 1, 2021 -  April 29, 2022
Part-Time Faculty
  • Fall 2021, July 1 - November 5, 2021
  • Spring 2021, January 31, 2022 - April 29, 2022








See Faculty Professional Development Requirements

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Culture & Community Circle

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The Culture & Community Circle sessions celebrate the experiences  and contributions of various communities including people who are differently abled (Disabilities Awareness month); the Filipino/a/x community, (Filipinx Heritage month); the Latino/a/x community (Latinx Heritage month); Undocumented/Status/DACAmented /Dreamer students, (Undocumented Student Action Week), the Middle Eastern community,  and the contributions of women (Women's History Month).

For Professional Development credit, please register for each session via Zoom and the Vision Resource Center.



Teaching Dialogues - An Anti-Racist & Equity-Minded Community of Practice

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Teaching Dialogues Homepage

Come join your colleagues to discuss effective teaching practices for a remote/online format via Zoom. Register through the Zoom Registration links in the Vision Resource Center (VRC) for the upcoming Fall 2021 sessions:

  - Friday, December 10th from 2:00-3:30 pm*

*For Professional Development credit, please register for each session through Zoom and the Vision Resource Center.


VRC Registration   

CVC-OEI Presents: Ungrading for Learning and Equity
Tuesday January 25, 2022 from 10:00 am-11:15 am.


CVC-OEI Webinar on January 25, 2022

In this interactive workshop, Susan D. Blum introduces some of the principles behind the growing practices united under the umbrella of "ungrading." She also talks about many practices that she and others use to implement ungrading--leading to greater learning and equity. There will be ample opportunity to think about your own pedagogical questions and to interact with both Susan and your colleagues.


  *Zoom Registration





*Users cannot register for this webinar through the Vision Resource Center (VRC). This webinar requires access/registration outside of the Vision Resource Center. If you would like to track the time you spent attending any trainings from external providers please record your time using the External Training form in the VRC and the time will be reflected on your Learning Transcript.    

Anti-Racist & Equity-Minded Books and Videos

Contact the Teaching & Learning Coordinator for more information regarding borrowing resources from the Cuyamaca Equity Lending Library.


Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning Institute (EMTLI)

The Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning Institute (EMTLI) is a yearly cohort-based professional development activity in which participating faculty analyze their classroom data, disaggregate by race/ethnicity, and then make changes to their curriculum and teaching practices using an equity-minded teaching framework.


Encuentros Summit

Cuyamaca College has partnered with Encuentros Leadership in hopes of bringing their efforts to the Spring Valley and Rancho San Diego communities to focus on reducing high school drop-out rates and promoting college attendance for Latino middle and high school male students.


Promoting Racial Equity in Student Mental Health: Considerations for Returning In-Person

This webinar was co-sponsored by the University of Southern California's Race & Equity Center, The Steve Fund, and University of Michigan's National Center for Institutional Diversity.


Social Justice & Black Conscience Conference

The Annual Social Justice & Black Conscience Conference was established in 2019 to empower students to make changes by highlighting current issues of social in/justice, showcasing the work of local activists and students, and connecting students to local organizations actively engaged in social justice efforts. 


Teaching Dialogues

An Anti-Racist & Equity-Minded Community of Practice.


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Based on videos available on Emmanuel Acho's YouTube channel,  Acho creates a safe place to remove barriers and start the powerful dialogue regarding race.


USC Equity Leadership Alliance eConvening Materials (intranet login)

Downloadable materials from the California Community Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance professional learning sessions.