Professional Development Resources

The Professional Development program is committed to providing faculty and staff with Professional Development opportunities that enhance SRJC staff members knowledge and individual learning needs. Below are resources that faculty and staff can utilize both within SRJC  and from external resources.


SRJC Resources

SRJC Resources
Pathway Name Description Link
Leadership & Management Techniques Institutional Planning Sonoma County Junior College's (SCJCD) planning website contains the key planning and budgeting documents to guide the institution in its decision making process. SRJC Institutional Planning Website      
Leadership & Management Techniques Leadership Academy
SRJC is committed to providing leadership development opportunities that will prepare employees at all levels of the organization with strong leadership skills. Here are a list of reference books to help development leadership skills and management techniques (Staff can check these books out from the Resource Center in the Professional Development Department)
Leadership Academy Resource Books      
Leadership & Management Techniques Policy Manual This site includes all policies and procedures approved by the SRJC Board of Trustees. Policy Manual      
Workplace Effectiveness Administrative & Executive Assistant Resource Manual This resource manual includes helpful links and information to guide you in your position as an AA/EA at Santa Rosa Junior College. Administrative & Executive Assistant Resource Manual
Workplace Effectiveness
Email Etiquette
We all receive scores of e-mail messages everyday, yet it is surprising how people often misuse this medium. Here are some suggestions to improve e-mail communication and etiquette to make our e-mail a more civilized, effective tool for communication.
   
Workplace Effectiveness Escape Admin User Guide Escape is a HR/payroll system made for education An intuitive, comprehensive system designed from the ground up specifically for the unique needs of California school business. Santa Rosa Junior College utilizes the escape system for Business services, payroll, and Human Resources use. The following link is a guide on how to use the innovative and unique system. Escape Admin Guide link
Workplace Effectiveness Helpful Links for Faculty As you begin your career here at SRJC, you may find these Helpful Links and Resources a helpful short-cut to information you may need in your new role as a faculty member.  Helpful Resources Link for Faculty
Workplace Effectiveness Helpful Links for Mgmt/Classified As you begin your career here at SRJC, you may find these Helpful Links and Resources a helpful short-cut to information you may need in your new role.  Helpful Resources Link
Workplace Effectiveness Faculty Portal Training Guide
The new Student Information System (SIS) was launched in November 12, 2008. With the launch of this system, faculty are expected to manage their rosters and grade submissions online. Specifically, the faculty are expected to submit the following with a web browser: Wait List Drops- drop students from the wait list, No-Show Drops- drop no-show students prior to first census, Midterm Grades-submit mid-term grades, Final Grades- submit final grades and/or attendance hours. This quick start training guide has been prepared to assist with your faculty portal
Faculty Portal Training Guide

Other Resources

External Resources
Pathway Name Description Link
Diversity & Demographics Courageous Conversation's Beyond Diversity Conference Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming two-day seminar that helps leaders, employees, and organizations understand the impact of race on our lives, our work, and our learning. Interactive and stirring exercises strengthen participants' critical consciousness of race and leads them to investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing achievement disparities. Most importantly, it models and teaches a protocol for discussing race in ways that are productive, insightful, and generative. We cannot solve the problems created by systemic racism without discussing race. Beyond Diversity, a program with 25-year history and over 100,00 alumni, enables organizations to generate equity by imparting a method for having Courageous Conversations about race. The following link directs staff to handouts and additional resources from the seminar. Courageous Conversation's Seminar Handouts      
Leadership & Management Techniques CCLC The Community College League of California strives to foster creative and enterprising approaches to issues confronting California’s Community College leaders through consideration of the future with imagination and rigor. CCLC      
Teaching, Learning, Student Support 4faculty.org 4faculty.org is an online professional development network of resources and learning modules designed specifically for the needs of community college faculty. Due to lack of funding the contents and links on this site may be more than 8 years old. 4faculty.org
Teaching, Learning, Student Support ACCCA The Association of California Community College Administrators. ACCCA is the foremost member-supported professional organization for administrators and managers of California’s community college system. ACCCA offers several career-building, highly regarded professional development programs and events throughout the year.
Teaching, Learning, Student Support CCC Confer The CCC Confer project is located at Palomar College in San Marcos, California and is funded from a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. The project was initially funded in February 2001 in order to offer the CCC system a viable means to meet and collaborate at a distance. CCC Confer is led by a Project Director, three managers and a small staff. CCC Confer was designed to allow communication and collaboration, using the latest Web conferencing technology, for all staff, faculty and administrators in the California Community Colleges system. It is ADA and Section 508 accessible. CCCconfer
Teaching, Learning, Student Support FACCC The FACCC (Faculty Association California Community Colleges) Education Institute is the policy institute that enhances teaching and learning through research, communication, and professional development opportunities for Community College faculty. FACCC Education Institute
Teaching, Learning, Student Support NISOD
NISOD (The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges. To view a webinar enter the username and password when prompted. Username: santarosa.edu Password: nisod376 (both username and password are all lowercase)
NISOD Webinar login link      
Technology @one The @ONE Project makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success. @ONE's programs provide training, online resources and research for free - or at a very low cost - thanks to funding from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP). @one      
Technology
Lynda.com
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. For 20 years, lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers—anyone in any role—build software, creative, and business skills. Now part of Linkedin, Lynda.com serves more than 10,000 organizations. With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success. Check out the SRJC IT webpage to learn how to make your free Lynda.com account. Link to IT

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