Pawz for Learning

Pawz for Learning

What is Pawz  for Learning?

Pawz for Learning is a self-paced, self-guided, and self-reported professional development program for CSUSB employees. Employees are encouraged to "pause” for a minimum of one (1) hour per month for 12 consecutive months and invest in their professional development through a blend of learning activities.

As part of California State University, San Bernardino's five year strategic plan, the Staff Development Center is committed to providing you with opportunities for professional and personal growth. According to Forbes Magazine, learning how to take control of your professional development is an important step towards creating opportunities for yourself and your career, in fact, it is suggested that one could differentiate one's self from competitors with just a few hours a week of intentional professional development.

In efforts to increase opportunities for professional development, the Staff Development Center is proud to present Pawz for Learning!

NOTE: Registration is now closed, please check back for information on registering for 2019-2020.

How does it work?

Number One

Step 1:
Dedicate at least one (1) hour of learning (attend an instructor-led workshop, take an eLearning course in SkillSoft/, etc.) each month for 12 consecutive months.

Number Two

Step 2:
 Track your learning hours and submit your monthly totals to our Learning Activity Submission Form. In order to successfully complete the program, a learning activity must be submitted for each month.

Number Three

Step 3: If your learning hours total at least 12 hours for the year, you will receive one of three levels of recognition for the dedication and efforts made towards your professional development.

Ready to "Pawz" and Learn?


Learn What Counts

Learn what may count (or not count) towards Pawz for Learning.

View Eligibility Criteria


Track Your Hours

Submit and keep track of your learning activity hours online.


View Incentives

Discover what you can earn upon completion of Pawz for Learning.