Central Learning Academy
Central Washington University encourages employees to obtain knowledge, skills, and abilities that not only allow them to contribute effectively to the mission and goals of the university, but also to improve their opportunities for career advancement.
Development Opportunities for Staff & Faculty:
- Washington State Department of Enterprise Services
Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) offers a variety of instructor-led courses at 1500 Jefferson in Olympia, the South Puget Sound Community College in Lacey, and other sites. The cost for their courses range from $120 to $300 per day. CWU does not have access to the State LMS system or their online trainings. To register for the in-person trainings call (360) 664-1921 or use the online form to submit your training registration request. The class offerings can be found at DES Training and Development.
- Employee Tuition Exemption
Educating the citizens of Washington State is integral to Central Washington University’s mission. CWU encourages and supports its employees to continue their education by taking CWU classes. For more information, visit the CWU and State Employee Tuition Exemption page.
- Auditing a CWU Course
To audit a course, an employee needs to fill out the Schedule Change Form and present to the course instructor for signature. Then the form needs to be submitted to the Office of the Registrar. To receive the education benefit ($15 tuition), refer to the Education Benefits procedure.