Availability of Funds for
The Professional Development Committee has a small amount of money
to fund professional development activities for faculty, classified
employees, and administrators. Due to the recent budget crisis the
committee cannot guarantee funding of conference and travel.
Should you desire funding for a professional development activity
(training, conference, etc.), you may apply to the committee for
funding support. In an effort to be fair to all, the following
guidelines have been established:
Full time employees: Up to $200/fiscal year
Part time employees: Up to $100/fiscal year
How to Apply
To apply for these funds, submit a completed
Request for Attendance at Off-Campus
Activity form to your
dean/supervisor with a copy of the conference
or training schedule or some other formal notification of the event.
event should address program, department, or campus
paperwork must be submitted to your dean/supervisor
at least 3 weeks prior to the event to ensure
sufficient time for approval.
- When you
submit the form, be sure to check "yes" for the
question that asks, “Is this a Staff Development
your dean/supervisor has approved the activity, the
packet will be sent forward to the Staff Development
Committee for review.
- Retroactive requests will NOT be considered.
- Activities that meet critical campus needs
(essential to health & safety, accreditation,
program continuation, certification or licensure,
etc.) may be funded up to $500.
is not guaranteed, therefore, we recommend that you
wait for a notice of approval before you proceed
with personal financial commitment.
Other Possible Funding Sources.
There are other sources that may help defray some or all costs.
For example, the Basic Skills committee has some funding for
Off-Campus Activity Request Form