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 identified areas 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


  • Professional Development Coordinator, Chair
  • Vice President, Instruction
  • Vice President, Administrative Services
  • Dean (1)
  • Faculty (4)
  • Diversity Committee Chair (1)
  • Flex Committee Chair (1)
  • Passport to Success Chair (1)
  • Classified (4) to include 1 Supervisor and1 Instructional Assistant
  • Associated Students (1)


This committee meets the third Wednesday of the month, and additionally as needed.

Standing Sub-Committees

  • Diversity Advisory Committee
  • Flex Advisory Committee
  • Passport to Success Committee

Mission: San Diego Continuing Education commits to student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, equitable, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college.