Employee Training and Development

WVMCCD supports the professional development of our employees by offering training opportunities on campus, of campus, and online.  Throughout the year, employees are invited to attend workshops, luncheons, and seminars.  If you have a training need is not covered here, please contact Samantha Folb. 

HR Learning Lab 

Join us for bi-weekly online training sessions on a variety of topics including leadership skills, HR policies and procedures, and best practices in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging (DEIAB).

During the academic year we host HR learning labs on a regular bi-weekly basis. Check back in August 2023 for our fall schedule and offerings. For now, please join us for our two Summer 2023 HR Learning Lab dates and topics below:

​Wednesday, October 18th, 11am-12pm
The Art of Forgiveness
Wednesday, November 1st, 11am-12pm
​Let's Learn About Leaves
Wednesday, November 15th, 11am-12pm
​Building an Attitude of Gratitude
Wednesday, November 29th, 11am-12pm
Intro to Mindfullnes Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Wednesday, December 20th, 11am-12pm
​Keeping Your Cool When Things Get Hot: Tips to Control Anger

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Liebert Cassidy Whitemore (LCW) Consortium Trainings
WVMCCD ​has partnered with Bay Area CCDs and law firm LCW to provide ongoing training to all employees.  
If you are interested in attending any of the LCW consortium trainings, please contact Samantha Folb at to register. Check out more on the LCW here.

Friday, October 8th, 9am-1pm
 Publi​c Meeting Law (the Brown Act) and the Public Records Act for School and Community College Districts​


 HR Learning Lab

Below are previous HR Learning Lab presentations or recordings. Please note: you may need to be signed-in to your email to access these resources.

 Managers Academy

Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)​

Legal Disciplinary Documentation 

Coaching and Motivating Employees

Difficult Conversations

Writing Effective Evaluations

 Resource Library

Vision Resource Center

The Vision Resource Center is a portal for professional development and colleague connection in the California Community Colleges. It is free to create an account for any WVMCCD employees.

​Dear West Valley College, Mission College and District employees:
The State Chancellor’s office is now providing unlimited access to for all employees of California State Community Colleges through its  Vision Resource Center. is an online library of courses on software tools and skills.   To create a profile, navigate to the State Chancellor's Office - Vision Resource Center  Register and create your login then click on the link for

LCW Webinars

12 Steps to Avoiding Liability 

Creating a Culture of Respect

Employment Relations Primer for CCD Admins and Supervisors

Where's the Line