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Employee and Organizational Learning

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Paradise Valley Community College Employee & Organizational Learning is a collaborative catalyst for the improvement of student learning, success and achievement through the personal and professional growth of all employees, work units and functional areas within our institution.


The mission of Employee & Organizational Learning at Paradise Valley Community College is to assist in the continuous improvement of the college as a more learning centered organization. Our constant and central focus is higher levels of student performance and achievement.


• Develop a college climate that encourages and rewards innovation and risk-taking.
• Encourage collaboration within and among employee groups, disciplines, work units, and functional areas.
• Provide opportunities to explore methods of improved teaching and learning.
• Provide opportunities for continuous faculty, staff and administrative learning and personal and professional improvement.


• Monday, August 18, 2014 - New Employee Orientation for Board Approved Employees
  12:00 - 4:00pm, KSC1000
• Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Welcome Back Fall Adjunct Faculty Meeting - 5:30-7:30pm
• Thursday, August 21, 2014 - New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part I KSC1000 - 5:30-8:00pm
   Part I Learning-Centered College, Roles and Responsibilities, Meeting with Division Chairs/Evening Supervisors
• Friday, August 22, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm - New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part II
   Part II Ready, Set, Go followed by Canvas Basics (1-3pm), KSC1000
• Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part II
   Part II Ready, Set, Go followed by Canvas Basics (1-3pm), KSC1000

          See Full Schedule and Registration opens July 2014:

New Adjunct Faculty - Visit:

Visit the Learning-Centered College Web Site
that tells our story about the journey PVCC has taken to become a "more" learning centered college


Employee & Organizational Learning has relocated to the Kranitz Student Center
KSC 2007 - Stop by and visit the Center for Employee & Organizational Learning in our new location!

"The future is determined by the stories that we tell and believe...we have the internal power to create the future.”
Peter Senge at Systems Thinking Conference on November 19, 2008

How do you bring learning alive at PVCC?...Share your story here: Email

Contact Us

Michaelle Shadburne, M.Ed.
Mgr Ctr for Empl & Org Learning
Room KSC2007
Voice: 602.787.6778

Krichia Howe
EOL Assistant
Room KSC2007
Voice: 602.787.6778

Jim Rubin
Faculty Developer


Krichia Howe
E&OL Assistant
Room KSC2007
Voice:  602-787-6778

Q Building Entrance