Academic Senate Professional Development Committee
Charge: The Professional Development Committee
shall be concerned with faculty development, including instructional
excellence, sabbatical leaves and professional achievements and honors.
Membership: The committee will be chaired by the
Professional Development Coordinator. When possible, the committee will consist of
Academic Senate representatives from each of the following Divisions: Arts and
Humanities, Career Education, Counseling, Health Occupations, Librarians,
Physical Education/Athletics, Mathematics, Science/Mathematics/Engineering,
Social and Behavioral Sciences, Language and Developmental Studies.
The members of the Professional Development
Review guidelines, policies, and procedures on sabbatical leaves. Establish criteria for sabbatical leaves and
solicit, review, evaluate, and recommend sabbatical leave requests. Make recommendations to Administration in the
event of questions concerning satisfactory completion of a sabbatical.
Recommend and review all policies and activities for faculty
professional development and instructional excellence. Two members of the committee will serve on
the District Staff Development Committee, one being the Professional
Establish guidelines and policies for faculty professional development
and instructional excellence activities, and encourage participation in such
Recognize professional achievements and honors of faculty.
Receive reports from the Faculty Evaluation Committee.
Committee Chair/Faculty Professional Development Coordinator: Christa Trujillo
Committee Members: S. Lohse, P. Gospodarczyk, M. Kronzer, K. Powell, E. Stafford
Committee Meeting Dates 2019-2020: TBD