Training Area Coordinators (TAC)

CSU, Chico believes in the importance of faculty and staff, their role in student success, and continued investment in faculty and staff development.  This site demonstrates commitment to this strategic priority by providing information and access to a diverse body of professional development for campus employees.

The information below provides a summary of campus Training Coordinators and Training Categories.  Go to Compliance Training for further details and why.

Training Topics, Coordinating Departments, and Contacts

Topic or
Type of Training
(Training Area)
Training Area Coordinator (TAC)
ADA and Accessibility Accessibility Resource Center Sandy Parsons
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) CELT Kate McCarthy (Interim)
CMS-HR Training

Human Resources - HRIS

Susan Long
CSU Professional Development (e.g., SkillChoice) Human Resources – Professional Development (PDEV) Beverly Gentry
CSU HR Required Training (e.g., EDU Supervisor, CSU Conflicts of Interest) Human Resources – Professional Development (PDEV) Beverly Gentry
CSU IT Required Training (e.g., Data Security & Privacy Training, HIPAA, FERPA) Information Security (ISEC) Mark Hendricks
Defensive Driver Training (DDT) Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Marvin Pratt
Diversity and Inclusion Office of Diversity and Inclusion Tray Robinson

EHS required training /
CalOSHA Required Training

(e.g., Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Action Plan, Fire Prevention Plan, General Safety, and position-specific required training)

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Marvin Pratt
Faculty Faculty Affairs Wenshu Lee
FSAP workshops and sessions Human Resources – Professional Development (PDEV) Beverly Gentry
HR Professional Development Human Resources – Professional Development (PDEV) Beverly Gentry
Information Technology Training Information Technology Client Services (ITCS) Wendy Bentley
Peoplesoft Training: class scheduling, faculty workload, AdAstra Academic Publications & Scheduling Services (APSS) Kathy Favor
Regional and Continuing Education: Professional Development Regional & Continuing Education Clare Roby
Technology for Teaching / Pedagogy Technology and Learning Program (TLP) Laura Sederberg
University Staff Development Programs - Advisory Committee University Staff Development Programs Beverly Gentry and Karen VonBargen

Training Categories

(For training management system purposes)

Professional Development

Personal Development

Compliance (Legally Required) Training

  • CSU Conflict of Interest
  • EDU Supervisor
  • Information Security Awareness

Required (University/Policy/Process) Training

  • Business Processes
  • Budgeting
  • CMS - Financial
  • CMS - Human Resources
  • CMS - Student Administration
  • Staff Action Form

Manager Development (MPP) Training