Staff Development Center

About Us

The Staff Development Center at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) officially opened its doors on September 12, 2017 as a result of CSUSB’s Strategic Plan, Goal #2 – Faculty & Staff Success: foster innovation, scholarship, and discovery for faculty and staff success.

The purpose of the Staff Development Center will focus on staff success at CSUSB by increasing training opportunities for staff in the areas of job-specific and technical training, diversity and inclusion workshops, professional and personal sessions, and career discussions including a resource for job-seeking staff regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interview preparation.


Sara Garcia
Training & Development Assistant
Marissa Boles
Training & Development Coordinator
Rowena Woidyla
Staff Development Center Director


The Staff Development Center promotes and encourages opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Mark Your Calendar!

  • SDC Extended Hours

    SDC Walk-In & Extended Availability!

    1st Fridays (7:00 am -8:30 am) as noted below:

    • May 4, 2018
    • June 1, 2018
    • September 7, 2018
    • October 5, 2018
    • November 2, 2018
    • December 7, 2018
  • CSUSB Homecoming

    2018 CSUSB Homecoming 

    Date: October 27, 2018
    Where: CSUSB
    Learn More

Implementation and Advisory Committee 

Staff Development Center Committee

Photo Taken: September 2017

SDC Committee

Photo Taken: July 2018

Disclaimer: Image of the Staff Development Center Implementation and Advisory Committee members at the Staff Development Center Grand Opening. Not all members are present in this photo.

  • Anthony Roberson 
  • Ashleigh Covarrubias
  • Brittany Moore  
  • Cierra Lavarias
  • Crystal Wymer-Lucero
  • Danny Vasquez
  • Davina Menchaca (Walls)
  • Deborah Parsons
  • Ginny Hattar
  • Jack MacFarlane
  • Jessica Davis
  • Jessica Watkins
  • Joanna Oxendine
  • Joselyn Yap
  • Lisa Gordon
  • Michael Chen
  • Michael Harrison
  • Rosemary Zometa
  • Shontel Zamora
  • Star Wildes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are five ways to find trainings and workshops offered by the Staff Development Center:

1) Call the Staff Development Center at (909) 537-3125, 2) Visit our website and view the calendar, 3) Read emails sent from to the campus listserv announcing training events and workshops, 4) Read our Snippets e-newsletter sent quarterly to the campus listserv, and 5) Stop by the bulletin board outside of the Staff Development Center in PL-1104 (John M. Pfau Library, Wedge, First Floor) to learn of trainings, workshops, and events.

Employees (state, auxiliary staff, and administrators) are welcome to utilize the services of the Staff Development Center. Faculty are encouraged to utilize the Teaching Resource Center and Faculty Center for Excellence. Student Assistants are encouraged to utilize the Career Center. Faculty members and student assistants are welcome to attending training events and workshops sponsored by the Staff Development Center when space is available.

To make the best use of your time, appointments are highly encouraged. To make an appointment, please call (909) 537-3125 or complete and submit an Appointment Request Form.

Yes, appointments outside of business hours may need to be accommodated with advance notice. Please submit an Appointment Request Form or call (909) 537-3125 and specify your request for meeting dates and times.