Southwestern College


Our Vision:
Southwestern College is a community of faculty, classified, and administrative professionals who are lifelong learners, enhancing their own professional development to better serve the needs of our students, and providing a model to students.

Our Mission:
The Professional Development Program at Southwestern College provides progressive activities that promote lifelong learning, cultural competence, professional growth and development of all employees in support of the College District’s Mission and Strategic Priorities.

Our Philosophy:
The Professional Development Program is committed to improving job performance and fostering the professional growth and development of all employees of the college. The Program encourages lifelong learning based on adult learning principles and diverse learning styles. The overarching goal of the Program is to provide integrated and comprehensive activities and events that enable all employees to acquire new knowledge about relevant educational issues, develop and apply new work-related skills, and enhance their professional growth. Finally, the Program strives to enhance the quality of the college environment by enhancing organizational development and supporting the vision, mission, and priorities of the District.



Orientation for New Employees ~ Fall 2017
Thursday, August 17
L238 N/S, Bldg. 620

Opening Day ~ Fall 2017
Friday, August 18
Gymnasium, Bldg. 1500

Last updated: 5/11/2017 2:31:06 PM