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The mission of Eastfield College is to provide excellence in teaching and learning.

Human Resources and Professional Development

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The Professional Development team supports Eastfield College by being the broker of EFC professional development opportunities and by being the repository of professional development transcripts for all EFC employees.

Contacts

Maria Caratini Prado
Director Professional Development     
972-860-7019,  C215A
mcaratini@dcccd.edu 
Larry Wilson
Interim Vice-President
Organizational Development    
972-860-7218
LarryWilson@dcccd.edu 

Definition

Professional Development is the continuous process of acquiring new knowledge, skills, and abilities that relate to one’s profession, job responsibilities, or work environment. Professional development plays a key role in maintaining trained, informed and motivated employees, regardless of the employee’s job classification.

Objectives

The objectives of professional development are to help employees enhance their job skills, improve employee engagement, obtain job-related knowledge, increase productivity, improve access to and usage of new technologies, and provide lifelong learning for self-enrichment.

Announcements

Convocation Fall 2015

How do you determine a champion?

Who are our champions?

excellence award winners

Excellence Award winners: from left, Selena Stewart-Alexander, Courtney Brazile, Leslie Johnson, Travis Graves, Kelly Savage, Jason Busbin, David Danforth, Dr. Jean Conway (Eastfield College President).

Ken Balvin lit the Excellence Flame at our convocation program. Balvin also carried a Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Torch. Watch Balvin carry the Olympic Torch and find out why he was nominated for such an honor.