Learning and Professional Development Opportunities

Enhance Your Experience

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Offering everything from online courses to in-person workshops to nationally recognized conferences, CWU is not just a workplace. It's a place for you to learn and grow personally and professionally.

Central Learning Academy (CLA)

As a CWU faculty or staff member, you have free 24/7 access to an e-learning library via Percipio (called CLA Online) with thousands of online courses, full-text books, and videos.

A Few Highlights...

  • many paths for certification preparation
  • Microsoft Teams, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel courses
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion courses
  • Leadership, business writing, and conflict resolution courses
  • Project Management courses

Professional Development

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The Learning and Development team in HR can help you find relevant training or set up intact team workshops. In-person workshops are also available through WA State Department of Enterprise Services in Olympia and Lacey, Washington.

Intact Team Workshop Offerings:

  • Coaching Others
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Emotional Intelligence for Professionals
  • FERPA for Higher Education
  • Preparing for Annual Reviews (for supervisors and employees)
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Wildcat Way
  • Writing SMART Goals

Contact cla@cwu.edu to get started.

Multimodal Education Center (MEC)

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Not as technologically savvy as you would like to be? That's okay! CWU's Multimodal Education Center (often referred to as the "MEC") works to train and teach CWU staff, faculty, and students on commonly used technology.

Featured Workshops:

  • Panopto Video Editing and Recording
  • Cricut Designs
  • Using Portfolium

View exhaustive list of MEC workshops and webinars

The Wildcat Way


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Be a part of the most welcoming campus in the state of Washington! The Wildcat Way is a university-wide recognition program that showcases the institution's commitment to service excellence. The Wildcat Way is specific to CWU and embraced, communicated, and supported at all levels and across all departments and programs.

View more information about the Wildcat Way.



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