Professional Development

The Mission College Classified Senate has a one-year license with Lynda.com for professional development. We have five licenses to share for a one month period at a time. Please use the form below to add your name to the queue. You will get an email from Lynda.com when your turn to use the system has been activated.

Please note: Be sure to get authorization from your manager before using Lynda.com during work hours. Management is aware and supportive of staff using the service. You are also free to use the service for personal development while away from work.

Have questions? Check out our FAQ!


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Lynda.com?
A: Lynda.com is an online resource that provides video training on a variety of topics. Check out www.lynda.com to get an idea of the various topics available.

Also check out this guide to with suggested training based off a survey of Classified Staff.

Q: Where do I get answers to technical questions?
A: Check out the Lynda.com FAQ.

Q: Who can sign up to use this service?
A: Lynda.com is offered through the Mission College Classified Senate, and is available to all Mission College Classified staff (including District staff whose main work location is Mission).

Q: Can I sign up more than once?
A: Yes, if there's space available. However, first-time users will be given priority.

Q: What do I do about a time conflict (I'll be on vacation during my two weeks to use Lynda!)?
A: Email us ASAP! We'll work with you to move you down in the queue for when you return.

Q: Can I use Lynda.com towards my growth incentive?
A: Unfortunately, no. Lynda.com is not an accredited college and does not apply for the growth incentive.

Is your question still not answered?
Please email My Loi [my.loi@wvm.edu] or Sarah Randle [sarah.randle@wvm.edu] with any questions.