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Employee and Organizational Learning

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Paradise Valley Community College Center for Employee & Organizational Learning is a collaborative catalyst for the improvement of student learning, success and achievement through the personal and professional growth of all employees, work units and functional areas within our institution.


The mission of the Center for Employee & Organizational Learning at Paradise Valley Community College is to assist in the continuous improvement of the college as a more learning centered organization. Our constant and central focus is higher levels of student performance and achievement.


• Develop a college climate that encourages and rewards innovation and risk-taking.
• Encourage collaboration within and among employee groups, disciplines, work units, and functional areas.
• Provide opportunities to explore methods of improved teaching and learning.
• Provide opportunities for continuous faculty, staff and administrative learning and personal and professional improvement.


LEARNING EVENTS at PVCC - Save the Date!

Spring 2016 Learning Week
Monday, January 11 – Friday, January 15, 2016
Employee Convocation - Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:30am- 11:00am
Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part I ? Thursday, January 14, 2016 5:30-7:30pm, KSC 1000A/B

President’s Advance
Friday, February 12, 2016 - Time TBA, KSC1000A/B

President's Fall Leadership Luncheon
Wednesday, February 17, 12:00 - 1:30pm, KSC1000A/B

Women's History Month
March 2016 - Events TBA

National Volunteerism Week at PVCC | April 11-15, 2016
Relay for Life - Friday April 15 - 4pm - Midnight
AARP/VITA Tax Preparation Services for Community Members

(Ongoing Feb - April 15)

EARTH WEEK 2016 April 18-21 | More to Come!
Ignite PVCC Earth Day 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Time TBA, KSC1000A/B

Year End Employee Recognition Meeting and Luncheon
Friday, May 6, 2016

11:00am - 12:45pm
Kranitz Student Center - Patayan Room, KSC1000A/B

Free Speech Week – October 2016 | Dates TBA
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!

Fall 2016 Learning Week
Monday, August 15 – Friday, August 19, 2016
Employee Convocation - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 8:30am- 11:00am

To learn more about PVCC's journey to become  a "more" learning centered college


"The future is determined by the stories that we tell and believe...we have the internal power to create the future.”
Peter Senge at Systems Thinking Conference on November 19, 2008

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Contact Us

Michelle Sarumova
Event/Program Coordinator
Voice:  602-787-6870/72


Michelle Sarumova
Events/Program Coordinator
Voice:  602-787-6870/72

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