Training and Professional Development


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We are committed to fulfilling and supporting training and professional development of HSU employees.  The resources found on this site help HSU faculty and staff improve their competency in applications and processes that Humboldt State University relies on.

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News & Featured Workshops:

Advanced Safety Training Offered Locally

Northern California Safety Consortium

Northern California Safety Consortium offers advanced training on a monthly basis. Classes are held in McKinleyville and cover a range of topics for specialized positions. Click here for a class schedule. Classes include 40 Hour Initial Hazwoper, CPR/AED Heartsaver, and other specialized topics. Please check in SkillPort to determine if this is a course offered through HSU. The cost of required courses not offered through SkillPort will be paid for by the University.


Complete Online Books Safari Books Online

As an HSU employee, you can access online books through Safari Books. Below is a sample of books available through this valuable resource:


Accessible Technology Resources for Teaching and Learning

Silhouettes of three people at computer stations with the letters ATIThe mission of the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) is for the CSU university system to excel and provide national leadership in using technology that is fully accessible through universal design to its students, faculty, staff and the general public. This site aggregates information regarding high-quality professional development resources and events offered by ATI staff, CSU campuses and external institutions and agencies.

Accessible Technology Resources for Teaching and Learning


Field Trip Authorization Process

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Open Lab-Software Topics Question Mark Icon

Do you have a question about LiveCycle, Dreamweaver, Excel, Access, OBI or Google Docs? Open lab sessions offer an opportunity to have your questions answered regarding these and other pieces of software. You choose the topic. These sessions are generally offered Mondays at 9:00am and 2:00pm. Check the training schedule for the next open lab!

Online Training

Upcoming Classes

L4HSU - Ergonomic Comfort Basics for Computer Users (Work and Home)
Thu, Jul 30th, 2015

L4HSU - Tableau Thursdays: The future of data and visual analytics is happening now
Thu, Jul 30th, 2015

L4HSU - Screencasting with Camtasia
Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015

L4HSU - Black Lives Matter (Institute for Student Success Preview)
Tue, Aug 4th, 2015

L4HSU - Mapping HSU History
Tue, Aug 4th, 2015

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