The Office of Professional Development serves a leadership role in promoting the professional development of all members of the De Anza College academic community through the exchange of innovative ideas, individual expertise, and common interests.

To provide appropriate opportunities for meaningful personal and professional development, the Professional Development Office supervises the processes for allocating professional development resources and coordinates a comprehensive program of individual and institutional professional growth, with responsibility for planning, promotion, dissemination of information, and program evaluation.

  • New Employee Orientation
  • First Year Experience for Faculty and Classified Professionals
  • Instructional Skills Workshops
  • Peer Evaluation Training
  • Classified Leadership Training
  • Professional Conference and Travel Funds
  • Health, Wellness and Safety
  • Service Excellence

Calendar imageUpcoming Activities

Spring '19 Teaching and Learning Seminars

  • Implicit Bias in Teaching: How does it show up in the classroom? Wednesday, June 5; 2:00 – 4:00 PM; room MLC–246
  • Giving Better Feedback on Assignments / Friday, June 7; 1:30–3:30 PM; De Anza College, room MLC–246

Download the flyer for workshop descriptions.
To Register:

Conference Funds Meetings

Applications are reviewed every 2 weeks until the funding allocated for the quarter is depleted.

  • Wed., April 17
  • Wed., May 1
  • Wed., May 15
  • Summer Apps will start to be reviewed at the May 15 meeting
  • Wed., May 29
  • Wed., June 19

    Plan Ahead! Please submit your application 3-4 weeks ahead of your activity to allow for ample time for the submission and review process. Applications must be approved by the committee prior to travel.

Contact Us

Dawn Lee Tu
(408) 864-8366

Senior Program Coordinator
Mary Kay Englen
(408) 864-8322

Office Assistant
Jessica Hernandez
(408) 864-5305

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