Professional Skills Development Center
Advance your career through Professional Development
The goal of the Professional Skills Development Center is to provide professional development training programs through conferences, symposiums, workshops, and certificate programs to the residents of the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Baja California in Mexico. The successful implementation of these programs is accomplished by partnering with important academic institutions in the private and public sectors. The Professional Skills Development Center makes SDSU-IV part of the community by attending local and international meetings, activities, and events.
Programs in the Imperial Valley focus on migrant education, the use of technology in education and in the workforce by providing in person, hybrid and online only training programs in Basic Computer Training and Employment Empowerment, Medical Administrative Assistant Certification, Empowering English Learners for the Workplace and Introduction to English as a Second Language and Basic Computers Training Program.
The international training programs include pedagogical theory and practice focused on second language learners’, language acquisition and assessment. The English Language Skills Assessment Program is responsible for the creation and implementation of English assessments internationally.
Imperial Valley Programs
Sonya Garcia Bruce