Training and Development

Yavapai College offers a variety of learning opportunities for staff and faculty. Please consult directly with the department that offers the training for a full list of course offerings, eligibility requirements, and registration procedures.


Training Opportunities


New Employee Orientation - This training provides an overview of the College and its mission, services and benefits available, and policies and procedures relevant to employment at Yavapai College. All new employees


Workplace Ethics - This training is designed to help employees exhibit ethical behavior when carrying out responsibilities as College representatives, following basic College values of honesty and integrity. It helps prepare you for the challenges and responsibilities you may face as an employee of Yavapai College in several areas, including preventing workplace and campus harassment. Regular FT staff, regular PT staff, regular FT faculty


Banner Web Time Entry - This site includes a web tutorial, PPT training guides, and quick reference guides to help you learn how to report hours worked through your myYC portal online time sheet. All employees


Teaching & eLearning Support (TeLS) - The TeLS team provides resources, training, and support for educational technology for students and employees of Yavapai College. Visit the YC Training site to register for trainings and workshops, including the Summer and Winter Institutes. Regular FT faculty, adjunct faculty


Performance Management - Web videos guide you in completing and understanding the performance review process at Yavapai College with the goals of making employees aware of what is expected of them, providing employees with continuous feedback about their performance, and providing employees with opportunities for continuous learning and development. Regular FT staff, regular PT staff


Training Ain't Just Telling - This web video, featuring YC employee Lindsay Henning, highlights how to develop an effective training program, including how to decide what is needed, the target audience, and assessment methods. Great for subject matter experts, managers, supervisors, and instructors. All employees


PPT Tricks and Tips - This web video, featuring YC employee Chris Heyer, highlights the effective use of PowerPoint features to create great presentations and notes to get the best results possible. All employees


Travel Request Form - This web video provides details on the Travel Request form, available through the Business Office, including how to fill it out and procedures necessary to process the request both before and after travel for work-related business, training, and activities. All employees


Web Author Training - This training is for those chosen by their Department managers or immediate supervisors to update and maintain web content for their department. Authorized employees


Policies & Programs


Employee Training and Development, Staff External Activities - Yavapai College grants funding to eligible staff employees for activities to improve skills, knowledge, and behaviors that enhance effectiveness and service to the College community. HR Policy 2.2.5 Employee Training & Development. Regular FT staff, Regular PT staff


Professional Growth Funds for Full-time Faculty - Yavapai College grants fiscal awards to eligible continuing contract, probationary, or limited term faculty teaching a full-time load for activities that lead to academic and professional growth. HR Policy 2.7.6 Professional Growth Funds for Full-time Faculty. Regular FT faculty


Yavapai College Tuition Waivers - The District waives Yavapai College tuition for eligible employees and dependants according to stated policy. HR Policy 2.3.10 Tuition Waivers Regular FT staff, regular PT staff, regular FT faculty, adjunct faculty


Staff Development Scholarship Application  - This program provides financial assistance to eligible staff actively seeking increased professionalism and effectiveness through staff development opportunities. Staff Development Scholarship Application  Regular FT staff


Roger Runyan Employee Career Enhancement Award Program - This program provides financial assistance to eligible employees actively seeking increased professionalism and effectiveness through educational enrichment opportunities.  2014 Career Enhancement Fund Application. Regular FT staff