9/26/14 Santa Ana, CA — Today Santa Ana College hosted 3csn’s LINKS 10: Taking the Lead: Building Sustainable Professional Learning. Participants engaged in a day of reflection, dialog, and productive tasks to explore what good professional learning looks like and how to further professional development efforts on their home campus. Twenty-six educators representing 10 colleges throughout southern California were in attendance.
Some key themes emerged from the day’s discussion.
Participants discussed that professional learning should be:
- rich in pedagogy
- offer opportunities for application
- in service of furthering a culture of learning
- conducted in a friendly, inclusive environment
In sum, the day was filled with excitement, engagement, and a growing sense of community that when we learn together, we can serve students and one another that much better.