Professional Development Committee

The purpose of the San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) Professional Development Committee is to support the professional growth of faculty, staff, and administrators with the ultimate goal of maintaining the highest quality of service for our students. The committee seeks to ensure that professional development opportunities provide relevant educational topics for the entire institution.


  • Assess and identify institution-wide professional development needs
  • Provide recommendations and direction for enrichment opportunities in the identifiedareas of need for all employees
  • Foster a cohesive, effective and proactive organization
  • Support a range of strategic professional development opportunities to better prepare all employees to respond to student needs
  • Monitor and evaluate progress toward, and completion of, the committee’s strategic goals


  • Flex/Professional Development Coordinator, Chair
  • Vice President, Administrative Services
  • Dean, Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Dean, Instructional Services (1)
  • Dean, Student Services (1)
  • Faculty (6)
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Chair (1)
  • Classified Professionals (4) to include 1 Supervisor and 1 Instructional Assistant
  • Associated Students (1)

Faculty to include leads for active professional development projects (e.g. Passport to Success, FELI, TLC, etc.)


This committee meets once each month at a regularly scheduled time.

Standing Sub-committee

  • Flex Advisory Committee
  • Professional Development Advisory Committee for Classified Professionals

Mission: San Diego College of Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing tuition-free, accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to credit more about the SDCCE mission »