Professional Development


Welcome to the Golden West College Professional Development site. At GWC, we are committed to the personal and professional development of all employees by providing quality learning experiences that align with our College Goals and Mission, Vision and Values.  Through strong collaborative efforts with the Professional Development Advisory Committee, we're able to provide various valuable and engaging programs, events, and custom workshops that prepare our employees with the tools, skills, and insights to succeed.  By encouraging and facilitating our employee’s development, we strengthen GWC community’s ability to better serve and support our students and ensure our overall success.

Please explore the site and take advantage of all the resources available to you. We look forward to supporting your growth at Golden West College.

Professional Development Opportunities


Cornerstone (employee log-in required)

LinkedIn Learning

Linkedin Learning (employee log-in required)

Center for Innovation and Learning (CIL) 

GWC Trainings & Workshops

Professional Development Resources

Classified (CFCE)

Classified Professional Growth Program

Full-Time Faculty & *Part-Time Faculty (CFE)

Institute for Professional Development (IPD)

(IPD) provides PD services in accordance with the CFE/AFT bargaining agreement for full-time faculty and *7.5+ LHE part-time faculty.

Coast District Management Association (CDMA) 


Part Time Faculty assigned to 7.4 or less LHE (CoastCCA) 

Coast CCA

Professional Development Advisory Committee (PDAC) 

PDAC (employee log-in required)