Office of Professional Development

Grossmont College through the Office of Professional Development strives to provide comprehensive professional learning opportunities for the faculty, staff, and administrators of the college. 


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Fall 2022

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Fall 2022 Convocation 


Fall 2022 Convocation 

You are invited to attend the Fall 2022 Convocation on Monday, August 15, 2022 as we kick off the year at Grossmont College. Carbs and coffee will begin at 8:00am in the Main Quad and the program will be livestreamed at 9:00am. Departments can also join their colleagues at various locations on campus to watch Convocation as a group. Please contact your Vice President for locations. Lunch will be served in the Griffin Gate Student Center (Building 60) in front of the Career Center. Outdoor seating will be available in the Main Quad.


The program will include remarks from our Distinguished Faculty members, introduction of new employees, and updates from President’s Cabinet. Our keynote speaker is Gloria Ladson-Billings, a professor Emerita and former Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and was Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to education.


Please register here through the Vision Resource Center to receive professional development credit. Please watch the video here to show you how to log into the Vision Resource Center. 


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Fall 2022 Flex Week 


Fall 2022 Flex Week 

Welcome to Fall 2022 Flex Week! The Faculty Professional Development Committee with the support of the Office of Professional Development is happy to offer a week of opportunities for faculty and staff to participate and earn flex credit. Please register for flex workshops, Division and Department meetings using the Vision Resource Center calendar.

Community of Practice 


Community of Practice 

Cross division participation at the CoP events is encouraged! To learn more about Community of Practice reach out to your Division lead:

  • Math, Natural Science, Exercise Science and Wellness - Jason Stevens and Sarah Dunn
  • English, Social and Behavioral Science - Sarah Martin and Angela Feres
  • Career and Technical Education - Julie Hansen 
  • Counseling - Wendy Cruzado 


VRC - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Modules 



Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Modules

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Lasana Hotep Webinar Series 


Lasana Hotep Webinar Series 

In an effort to continue the momentum towards establishing an anti-racist campus and  becoming equity - advancing educators, the Office of Professional Development has partnered with Dr. Lasana Hotep to offer three dynamic workshops around becoming an equity minded educator.   Join us as we commit to intentional professional learning experiences that are centered around advancing equity at Grossmont College! 


March 23, 2021 Webinar Recording*

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April 13, 2021 Webinar Recording*

April 13 Lasana Hotep Webinar Image


*Intranet login using GCCCD email and password is required for viewing

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