Staff Development

The Office of Human Resource Services is dedicated to providing both training and development opportunities designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of college faculty and staff.

OHRM Professional Development and Learning Management Office

The CUNY Office of Human Resource Management's (OHRM) Professional Development and Learning Management (PDLM) Office provides training and professional development opportunities designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of CUNY employees at all levels.


  • $60 per day of training for nontechnology courses
  • $15 per person per class for technology courses


To register for courses, employees should:

  1. Complete the Online PDLM Application.
  2. Print the application, then click the "Submit" button at the bottom
  3. Obtain your supervisor's signature and deliver the application to Juliet Manragh or Patrick Croff at 1219 Boylan Hall, Office of HRS.

Applications must reach the PDLM office at least 10 days before the course starts to prevent course cancellation.

For additional information about these opportunities or application procedures, please e-mail Juliet Manragh or Patrick Croff or call 718.951.5131.

PDLM Skills Enhancement Certificates for Managers and Supervisors

Managers and supervisors are qualified for a managerial or supervisory competency certificate when they complete three core courses and two elective courses within a two‐year period. Elective courses may be chosen from a list of leadership development, communications, and workplace violence prevention courses.

DC 37 Education Fund

Education Fund Classes are offered to full-time, per annum employees and college assistants working a minimum of 17.5 hours per week who are members of collective bargaining units represented by DC 37.

Click here for more information on eligibility.

For a list of available courses, please click here.


PSC-CUNY Professional Development Fund

The Professional Development Fund program offers grants for full-time Faculty (PSC-CUNY Research Awards), Higher Education Officers (HEO), College Lab Technicians (CLT), and Adjuncts/CET.  For information on eligibility, guidelines and application, please click here.