Welcome to Canvas Training!

One of the goals of the East Los Angeles College Distance Education Program Office is to provide Canvas training and support to all ELAC faculty. 

This page was created to provide you with the resources to help you learn the Canvas learning management system (LMS) through self-help guides, videos, as well as through training opportunities with distance education staff.


Canvas Instructor Guide (Step-by-step directions on each tool w/screenshots)

Canvas Video Guide (Videos on Canvas tools)

Canvas Community (Find answers. Share ideas. Join groups.)

CANVAS Cheat Sheet

First time with Canvas and not sure how to start?
Please visit Canvas Cheat Sheet for guidance!
Be sure to Click "Join this Course" for helpful step-by-step guides and resources.


We have two offerings for Summer 2021. Pick one.

1st Training Class: June 14 to July 18 (5 weeks)

2nd Training Class: July 19 to August 22 (5 weeks)

Register for ELAC’s Intro to Teaching with Canvas Certification Training


To sign up for self-paced Canvas training,
please log into your SIS account and visit the Vision Resource Center. Click on the "Learning" link and you will see a workshop calendar with numerous training offerings.

One-on-one appointment with Juan: Schedule a Canvas training session with Multimedia Specialist Juan Chacon to start and/or finish your Canvas Certification training.

Last revision: June 8, 2021