Professional Development

The information within the Faculty/Staff pages of the SDCE website is provided and maintained by members of the SDCE Professional Development Committee. The information is not maintained by SDCE administration.

As a part of the California Community College system and the San Diego Community College District, San Diego Continuing Education has a vital role in higher education with a commitment to provide excellent educational programs and services to its students. These services are designed to promote access, retention and success for students, including those wishing to re-enter the educational system.

The mission of the San Diego Continuing Education Professional Development program is to support the professional growth of faculty, staff, and administrators by providing activities and events with the ultimate goal of maintaining the highest quality of service for our students.

SDCE Professional Development Committee information

Professional Development Resources

Faculty may go to their online Flex Contract at to view their Flex Contract, register for Flex Professional Development events, and submit Independent Projects for Flex credit.

Professional Development Special Funds (unused sabbatical, as negotiated by AFT Guild) are currently available for professional development activities, including conference and travel. The goal is to assist as many requestors as funding will allow. Applications are processed as travel/conference funding requests.  Please see travel and conference forms.

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.