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Professional Development

Instructional Development Center

The Instructional Development Center is charged with fostering excellence in teaching and learning. They support professional development of faculty, recognizing outstanding teaching, and encouraging the use of emerging technology and innovative methods to assist with overall teaching and learning needs.

Challenger Learning Center

December 2009, the Challenger Learning Center moved to Heartland Community College. Located in the Astroth Community Education Center, the Challenger Learning Center continues to provide these programs and has expanded its program offerings to include, distance learning missions, new summer camps, Spring Break camps and much more. In February 2014, the Challenger Learning Center celebrated 10 years of inspiring, exploring and learning in Central Illinois with a poster contest and public event. Since the 2003 dedication, the Challenger Learning Center has impacted more than 60,000 students and adults.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers interesting and affordable adult and youth classes in a safe and comfortable environment. We have workshops to help you get in shape, retool for a new career, improve your skills to increase your employment value or learn a new hobby. Explore our diverse schedule of classes designed to accommodate the educational needs of the community. Select your favorites and register today!

Green Institute

Established in 2008, The Green Institute supports Heartland Community College's college-wide priorities and goals related to sustainability. We provide resources and develop and implements environmental sustainability programs and initiatives that respond to the needs and interests of the campus and wider community, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, recycling, local food and water conservation.

Employee Training

Access a variety of professional development trainings offered to Heartland Community College employees by visiting the Heartland CommunityCollege Training web page.