Learning and Development
Learning starts with you
Are you interested in enhancing your current professional skills or developing new ones? You’ve come to the right place. Valencia College offers a variety of development opportunities to support the professional growth and development of employees just like you.
Our comprehensive offerings include on-demand training through LinkedIn Learning and instructor-led training and development programs through ODHR, Faculty Development and the Peace and Justice Institute.
We are happy to help! Contact Organizational Development and Human Resources (ODHR) by phone
on the HR4U helpline at 407-582-HR4U (4748).
You can also reach us via email below.
LinkedIn Learning is an online video course library taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. With more than 15,000 courses and personalized recommendations, LinkedIn Learning allows you to discover, complete and track courses related to your field and interests. Courses can be accessed with desktop and mobile devices. This leading educational platform is now available to all Valencia College faculty and staff members.
On-Demand Training with LinkedIn Learning
All faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in development through workshops, training, summits, consulting and deliberately designed collaboration through Organizational Development and Human Resources’ Learning and Development teams.
Faculty members looking to expand their professional practice and examine their ongoing development in the Essential Competencies of a Valencia Educator have the opportunity to participate in seminars and courses uniquely designed and facilitated by Valencia faculty.
Peace and Justice Institute
All People. All Voices. All Matter.
All faculty and staff are also invited to participate in signature events, workshops and conversations that promote an inclusive, caring and respectful environment at Valencia and in our surrounding community.
All employees have access to a diverse portfolio of professional development programs, offered through Organizational Development and Human Resources, which are carefully designed to welcome diverse groups of employees together to learn in community. The learning series and cohort-based programs focus on broad topics such as leadership, creative thinking and supervision. Programs include:
- Emerging Leaders Program
- Foundations of Creative Thinking
- Prototype: An Exploration of Collaboration by Design
- Supervisor Development Series
Employee Development Funds
Full-time employees who have been employed at the College in a full-time position for a minimum of six continuous months are eligible for Employee Development Funds to support conferences, workshops, seminars and webinars, and tuition reimbursement from accredited higher education institutions in the United States. These employees, and their eligible dependents, may take courses at Valencia as well.
Located in Atlas, the Valencia Employee Development Growth and Engagement (EDGE) is designed to help faculty, staff and supervisors set, track and manage professional goals. Use the My Performance channel in the Valencia EDGE to plan, update and complete your yearly evaluation conversations.
Please contact the ODHR helpline at 407-582-4748 (HR4U) for additional information on the development programs.