Industrial and Technical Education Collaborative

Professional Development - Education Links

Weblinks for Professional Development Resources, Training Opportunities, Resources, News, and More
Supported by a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, @ONE offers low-to no cost workshops, desktop seminars, and self-paced tutorials to California Community College faculty and staff in a variety of topics, both online and in-person. Subscribe to @ONE's newsletter to stay up-to-date on their offerings. Create a free account to gain access to their course archives. Go to:
TechEDge provides timely and relevant news about telecommunications and technology in California's 112 community colleges. They also send out an eNews by email. Subscribe to eNews: Go to:
Distance Education Captioning and Transcription Grant provides California Community Colleges with funding for live and asynchronous captioning and transcription as a means of enhancing the access of all students to distance education courses. For information go to:
The High Tech Center Training Unit (HTC) of the California Community Colleges is a state of the art training and support facility for community college faculty and staff wishing to acquire or improve teaching skills, methodologies, and pedagogy in Assistive Computer Technology, Alternate Media and Web Accessibility. Check their list of available training workshops as well as their training manuals and tutorials. Go to:
California Association for Post Secondary Education and Disability, (CAPED) is the professional association of faculty, staff and students, serving students with disabilities at California's institutions of higher educations. They provide equal educational access to students with disabilities through support services, adapted curricula, and academic adjustments. Go to:
CCC Confer is a free service designed for staff, faculty, and administrators in the California Community Colleges system. CCC Confer accommodates a multitude of uses, including training opportunities, grant collaboration, meetings at a distance, or anything else necessary to support the business of education outside the classroom. CCC Confer is ADA and Section 508 accessible. Go to:
California Virtual Campus (CVC) The faculty/staff section of CVC's site maintains news, events, announcements, and articles and opinions of interest to California Community College faculty and staff. Go to:
The California Educational Technology Collaborative (CETC) offers an array of technology tools and resources. Most are free to administrators, faculty, and staff of the California Community Colleges. Go to:
Online Teaching Conference This conference is offered every year in-person and online, and focuses on K-20 faculty, staff, and administrators engaged (or interested) in online education including delivery of online services such as student, faculty, library, and technical support. Go to:
American Association of Community Colleges, Sustainability Education & Economic Development
Community College Faculty at Work: Facilitating the Success of First-Generation Hispanic Students
Getting Results: A Professional Development Course for Community College Educators
National Center for Manufacturing Education
National Science Foundation, Advanced Technical Education Central
Next Generation Community College Manufacturing Center