Professional Development

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Professional Development Committee


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.

​Guiding Principle

The guiding principle of the Professional Development Committee is to have positive influence on the quality of instruction and services offered to students.


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:

  • 4 faculty appointed by the Academic Senate
  • 3 Classified appointed by CSEA
  • 2 Administrators or Supervisors appointed by the College President

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.

​​Committee Meetings

Location: GE118 & Time: 3:30 - 5:00

All are welcome to attend.​​

Spring 2018​ Dates​

April 11, 2018
April 23, 2018
​May 14, 2018

Documents ​

​2017-18 Forms and Instructions​​

 Please download the following forms:​​Conference Attendance Request rev 2-6-17.pdf
Prof Dev Funds Application May 2018.docxSJCC_Performance_Indicators.pdf

​2017-18 Minutes and Agendas​​​

PD Committee 4_11__18 agenda.pdfPD Committee 4_11_18 minutes.pdf
PD Committee 4_23_18 agenda.pdf


PDD Assessments & Results01-29-16 PDD Survey Condensed​​
01-29-16 PDD Survey Details
04-08-16 PDD Survey Condensed​​
04-08-16 PDD Survey Detail
08-27-15 PDD Survey Detail
08-28-15 PDD Survey Detail
2015 January 23 PDD Survey ResultsAugust 2016 PDD Survey Results
Professional Development Center Funding Forms
A. Funding Objectives and Goals
A. Funding Objectives and Goals
A. Funding Objectives and Goals
A. Funding Objectives and Goals​​
A. Funding Objectives and GoalsPerkins Professional Development Activity Application

Professional Development Center PDD 15-16\Breakout Sessions List Jan 27 2017 PDD
Breakout Sessions List Jan 27 2017 PDD
Speaker Bill O Hing Biography Jan 27 2017
Professional Development Committee
16-09-12 Professional Development Agenda​.
2015 Fall Agendas and Meeting Notes​​
Professional Development Committee Agenda 16-09-12
Professional Development Committee Agenda 16-09-19
Professional Development Committee Agenda 16-10-03
Professional Development Committee Agendas and Minutes Spring 2016
Professional Development Committee Agendas and Notes SP 15
Professional Development Committee Meeting Notes 16-09-12
Professional Development Committee 2015​​
PD Agenda 10-5-15
PD agenda 10-19-15
PD agenda 11-14-15
PD agenda 11-2-15
PD agenda 9-21-15

Committee Composition

MSC Representatives

Lamel Harris, Dean of Kinesiology & Wellness

Celia Cruz-Johnson, Interim Dean of Language Arts

Faculty  Representatives​

Jacqueline Gamboa, Ethnic Studies/Sociology, Chair

Sid Singh, Math

Heather Jellison, ESL

Shelly Giacalone Communication Studies

Gina Ronzano, Counseling

Classified  Representatives

​Maria Avalos, Academic Affairs

Dee Davis, Academic Affairs​

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