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Dean's Welcome and Contact

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, staff, and students, I am pleased to welcome you to the School of Personal and Professional Learning at College of the Canyons.

College of the Canyons is a wonderful place to begin, continue, or enhance your personal or professional growth. No matter what your educational or vocational goals, our professional faculty and staff are here to assist you with tuition-free courses to support you in reaching those goals and gaining marketable skills.

We offer more than 120 different courses, providing you the opportunity to learn new skills, at no cost, to excel in the classroom or workplace. Courses range from ESL, Citizenship, GED and CBEST test prep to career skills and computer skills, as well as math and English support and certification for individuals interested in pursuing careers in yoga teaching, real estate, commercial art, digital publishing, paralegal, K-12 instructional aide, and human resources. Take a look at our ever-expanding course and certificate list and reach for assistance or questions.

I enthusiastically encourage you to visit our campus and the School of Personal and Professional Learning. I hope that you will contact me with any future questions.


Dianne Avery
Dean, Academic Innovation and Continueing Education, Personal and Professional Learning
College of the Canyons
Canyons Hall, Office 168
(661) 362-3376