Professional Development

Open Education Resource Professional Development

Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources 

  • Student-Centered Course Material Procurement Models. The current campus store model isn't working for any stakeholder. How can we proactively get out of our campus store doom loop? Open Oregon Educational Resources and the Orbis Cascade Alliance invite you to a virtual half-day meeting to bring together OER champions, librarians, store managers, business officers, instructors, students, and other relevant stakeholders in Oregon. May 3, 9-1


  • Spring 2024 Virtual OER Review Workshops will take place May 13, 12-1; May 14, 5-6; and May 15, 12-1. After the workshop, you’ll receive a stipend for writing a review of an open educational resource.


Online Learning Consortium (OLC)

OLC is a collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner – anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Learn: Upcoming Workshops

Since 2005, the OLC Center for Professional Learning has been the leader in virtual learning opportunities for educators at any stage of their online teaching career.

  OLC Workshops

  Attend: OLC Events

OLC is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications, and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.



OLC 2024 Events

  • OLC Innovate Virtual: April 23-25, 2024
    • Advancing online education begins with you. Help shape the future of online, digital, and blended learning.
  • OLC Accelerate 2024: November 18-21, 2024
    • Emphasizing the most innovative and impactful research and effective practices in the field of online, digital, and blended learning. The conference offers a comprehensive list of sessions and activities addressing the challenges and goals of our community.
  • Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (TBD)
    • Workshops, webinars, and other events to encourage collaboration and continued skill development.

Research and Publications

 Research and publications that keep you on top of a word where technology is, radically changing how educating and learning is approached. 

OLC Research and Publications


Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association (OCCDLA)

Professional Development Opportunities offered by Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association (OCCDLA).


Completion & Retention Conference 

Contact Layli Liss ( to reserve your spot.  



Critical AI Literacy skills needed to prepare our students for the current/future workforce

Join us April 24th at noon for the next of our series of informal guided discussions with colleagues from across the state on topics related to Generative AI in Education.


Topic: Critical AI Literacy skills needed to prepare our students for the current/future workforce


Special Guests

Lorena Nascimento (Geospatial faculty, PCC) and Wilson Nitunga (Business and Entrepreneurship faculty, PCC) will get us started with a short presentation followed by discipline-specific discussion in breakout rooms.




This 1-hour session will begin with a brief presentation or sharing of examples, followed by small and large group discussions with other instructors from across the state. Following registration, you’ll receive a confirmation message that includes the Zoom link. You can click on "Add to Google Calendar" to have it added to your calendar. Stipends are not available for this series.


In case you missed it, here's the recording of the March 13th sessionAssessment in the AI Era (Blooms Revisited).


This series is co-hosted by Chemeketa, Lane, Linn-Benton, Portland, and Tillamook Bay community colleges, members of OCCDLA (Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association).