Welcome to CTTL PD

Professional development is integral to Skyline College's mission of empowering and transforming a global community of learners. Professional development provides faculty, staff and administrators ways to support student learning and student success, as well as encouraging innovation and professional growth. The CTTL offers essential training to foster high quality educational outcomes for students and the community.

Propose a CTTL Workshop

Have an idea or experience to share?  We would love for you to host a workshop.  Please submit a proposal here!  Our Professional Development Coordinator, Dr. Bianca Rowden-Quince,  will be in touch with you shortly.  

Location and Contact

Bianca Rowden-Quince
Professional Development Coordinator
Building 5, Room 118
Email: rowdenquinceb@smccd.edu

Please check the CTTL Calendar for upcoming workshops


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New Faculty Academy

The CTTL offers a training program for all new full-time faculty, with several benefits.  The New Faculty Academy runs for the first academic year, and includes:

  • Tools to foster success in teaching
  • Technology and instructional resources
  • Meeting with key people at Skyline
  • Navigating the tenure review process

Currently, the program is offered online via Canvas, with bi-weekly synchronous sessions.

Faculty Development Fund (Article 13)

The San Mateo County Community College District provides a fund equal to 1% of expenditures for regular faculty salaries to provide faculty professional development opportunities.


people learningFlex Days, Workshops, and More

Flex Days are offered twice per semester. The next Flex Days are January 13 and 14th.  Learn more about Flex Days.

CTTL offers many opportunities to continue faculty professional development via Brown Bags, Workshops, and Open Labs.  See a detailed list on the CTTL Calendar or check the weekly CTTL e-mails for details.  

Interested in teaching online?  Learn more about the Quality Online Teaching and Learning Course (QOTL) and Distance Education at the College.