Professional Development Opportunities
Los Rios Community College District provides ongoing professional development opportunities to engage with colleagues across the district in sessions intended to inform, educate, and support personal and professional growth. These programs are vital to the organization’s culture, values, and sustainability, and they create opportunities for individuals to prepare for development and advancement.
Virtual Brown Bag Series
Virtual brown bags are lunchtime trainings offered to district employees. The sessions are intended to bring members of individual operating units together to learn topics that are applicable in the workplace or in their personal lives. Employees are encouraged to eat their lunches while they listen.
CUE Equity in Faculty Hiring Training
The USC Center for Urban Education Equity in Faculty Hiring Training examines the structural, political, human, and cultural factors that must be addressed to increase racial equity in the hiring process.
Interest-Based Approach 3-Day Training
The Interest-Based Approach (IBA) 3-day training is a communication and conflict resolution process that focuses on core interests rather than set positions. Los Rios promotes this interest-based approach as the preferred way to do business in the district.
Interest-Based Approach Facilitator Training
Interest-Based Approach (IBA) Facilitator Training takes place over two full days and provides employees with tips and strategies for being an effective facilitator and recorder for IBA.
Interest-Based Approach Campus Facilitation
IBA Campus Facilitation helps resolve communication and relationship issues on the job. These may occur between two people or involve an entire department at Los Rios.