Professional Development Committee
The guiding principle of the Professional Development Committee is to have positive influence on the quality of instruction and services offered to students.
To offer and enhance opportunities that promote the training and professional development of faculty, classified, supervisory and administrative personnel.
To plan and recommend activities to the College President for approval.
Committee members are expected to represent general institutional interest beyond the interests of their disciplines, divisions, or special interests.
The faculty members should represent a variety of departments across the campus. The Professional Development Committee will consist of the following:
The Professional Development Committee members will elect the chair.
Establish and implement a procedure at allocate staff development funds. Any changes in procedures that apply to the faculty will be submitted to the Academic Senate for approval prior to implementation.
Offer professional development opportunities.
Plan professional development days' activities for the campus.
Conduct professional development needs and surveys.
Assess and improve professional development activities.
Agendas and minutes shall be posted and available.
Committee actions should reflect a majority vote by quorum of the members.
Meetings will be held on at least on a monthly basis throughout the academic year.
Meetings are open to all members of the college community.
Celia Cruz-Johnson, Reading Faculty & Committee Chair
Heather Jellison, ESL Faculty
Dorothy Pucay, ESL Faculty