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Professional Development

Take advantage of the professional development and training opportunities offered to MCTC employees. Get the total program rundown on our new Sharepoint Professional Development website.

Select an item from the list below for more information regarding each program:

The MCTC All College Employment Development Day is a yearly training event held on campus.

Enterprise Learning Management (ELM), formerly STARS, is an online tool for planning, scheduling, delivering, tracking, and reporting on learning activities such as training, eLearning, on-the-job training, independent assignments, testing, and survey results. Some employees have used the system for enrollment in the state-sponsored Retirement Planning Seminars or the System Office-sponsored Investigator or Decision-maker courses. Access ELM through the State of MN Self Service website

ELM is a built-in feature of the State’s SWIFT (PeopleSoft, SEMA4) system for comprehensive tracking and reporting of state employee training. MnSCU, and other state agencies are moving to ELM to comply with federal and state reporting/tracking guidelines for all employees.

Employees (and the employees’ manager) will register for courses and have access to their individual training record through the State’s self service site.

Reference Guides:

View the Tuition Waiver Matrix (PDF) for tuition waiver requirements and eligible bargaining units.

If eligible, you may apply for a tuition waiver by completing the online Tuition Waiver Application (paper forms are no longer accepted). Tuition waiver requests are for college credit courses only and cannot be used on Continuing Education and Customized Training seminars or training courses.

Individual Staff Development Funds can be used to pay for a class, training, or seminar for your professional development. Funds are dependent upon budgetary limits. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the development programs, please contact Paul Johnson in HR in K.1301, x6847.

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