A Program with a Purpose

The Professional Development program at Foothill is a top college priority. We are facing so many new challenges with technology, accreditation, Generation Z students, returning veterans and more, that we believe it is important to provide new "tools" and resources to support faculty and staff to effectively support student learning.

The program includes funds for conference travel and participation, a robust calendar of workshops and events, and numerous online training opportunities - all designed to support the continuous development of knowledge and skills for the Foothill campus community. Our programs are open to all FHDA district employees.

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Office 365

Lynda.com

Foothill College employees now have access to "Lynda.com" tutorials!
Sign up for an account today.

Learn more and sign up...

"Pro" Zoom Account

Get a "Pro" Zoom account to use for video-teleconferencing.
  • Free when you sign up for your "Pro" Zoom account! Use your @fhda.edu email address.
  • ConferZoom Guides

Upcoming Events

Canvas Workshops in June

Attend workshops to learn how and get certified to use Canvas and how to migrate from Etudes to Canvas.

The last time to use Etudes is Spring 2017!

Canvas Migration Workshop
Thursday, June 15
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Room 3504
Canvas Certification Workshop
Friday, June 16
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Room 6402

Peer-to-peer Faculty Exhange

What is the Exchange?
Faculty will participate in groups of three. Within each triad, each participant will:
  • Observe the other two members in the classroom
  • Meet to have a guided conversation about course design, equity efforts, learning goals, assessments and teaching strategies.
  • Write a 4-page reflection on what they gained from the experience

Upon completion of the program, all participants will receive a certificate of completion, and full time faculty will be eligible to earn one unit of PGA.

How do you sign up?
Send your NAME, E-MAIL, and DISCIPLINE via e-mail to Ben Stefonik (stefonikbenjamin@fhda.edu).
HARD DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: MONDAY APRIL 17

More Workshops

On Campus Workshops - Detailed information about upcoming on-campus workshops
Professional Development calendar - Browse and sign up for more events and workshops

Ongoing Events

Reflective Writing Challenge: 7 x 9 x 25

The Reflective Writing Challenge for 2017 is over. Make sure to read all of the great posts!

Read the blogs

Lynda.com

Visit lynda.com to learn about some of the Adobe products, Camtasia, or Microsoft Office. There are a lot to choose from and you can watch them when you get a little time because each course is made up of a series of short videos. When you have completed a course, you will be eligible to receive a certificate from lynda.com.

"Pro" Zoom Account

Get a "Pro" Zoom account to use for video-teleconferencing.
  • Free when you sign up for your "Pro" Zoom account! Use your @fhda.edu email address.
  • ConferZoom Guides

CCC Confer

Interested in learning CCC Confer? It is offered online in both live and recorded formats. Choose what is convenient for you.

Schedule or Request a Professional Development Event

If you know about any professional development opportunities that you want us to schedule and promote please fill out the Proposal for PD Event Form.
Last Updated May 24, 2017
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