​Santa Monica College Professional Development's goal is to provide training and professional guidance to strengthen and support a dynamic learning and working environment in alignment with SMC core values of intellectual inquiry, research-based planning and evaluation, democratic processes, communication and collegiality, global awareness, and sustainability.

Our Mission

In support of the Master Plan for Education, the Mission of Santa Monica College’s Professional Development is to strengthen and support a dynamic learning and working environment enriched by diversity that promotes personal, professional, and organizational development for all employees.

Below are the links to Professional Development Opportunities by employee groups:

Employee Groups

Online Training

Useful Links


For additional information or questions, please contact
Office of Human Resources
(310) 434-4415 /  ProfDevelopment@smc.edu