Professional Development Committee

Meetings: The first Monday of every month
Time:          12:00 – 1:00 pm
Place:          A 228

All are welcome to attend.

The Professional Development Committee can be reached by email by contacting your 2019-2020 chairs, Diana Bajrami (dbajrami@peralta.edu) and Maurice Jones (majones@peralta.edu). Please include Marivic Lizardo (mlizardo@peralta.edu) in your correspondence with chairs.

Meeting dates for Fall 2019 semester:

September 2

October 7

November 4

December 2

College of Alameda’s Professional Development Committee supports the intellectual and professional growth of our faculty and staff.

What is the process of facilitating a workshop? 

Complete and submit to the Staff Development Committee the Staff Development Workshop Proposal Form:

Staff Development Workshop Proposal Form

We support the following professional development activities:

Attendance at Off-Campus Professional Conferences, Workshops, & Seminars

If you would like funding for professional development beyond this, please submit an application, which our committee will review on a case-by-base basis.

We provide the following funding one time per academic year based on fund availability

Up to $1,100 for Full-Time Faculty

Up to $900 for Part-Time Faculty

 

How do I request Professional Development Funds for approved activities?  

Step # 1: Read the   PDSelectionCriteria

Step #2:  Complete and submit to the Staff Development Committee co- Chairs (dbajrami@peralta.edu; majones@peralta.edu) and to the bookkeeper (mlizardo@peralta.edu) the  following forms with required attachments.

Staff Dev. Request Form Rev.Sep.2019

and

Travel Request Form 7400

 

The timeline of submitting travel requests

for travel during the months of July-August, please submit the request no later than May 1, 2019

committee will meet on May 4th, 2020 to review and approve travel

for travel during the months of September- December 2020 please submit the travel request no later than May 1st, 2020

committee will meet on May 4th, 2020 to review and approve travel

for travel for the months of January till June 2020, please submit your travel request no later than October 15, 2019

committee will meet on November 4th and review/approve travel

 

Also, due to AB1877, we cannot approve travel to states subject to the following travel ban:

https://oag.ca.gov/ab1887

Our Goal — Share of knowledge, effective practices

Once you complete your professional development activity, we encourage you to disseminate your knowledge. Present your growth during district and college flex days, share with your department or colleagues, write an article for the COA Splash, or submit to us and we will post your accomplishments on our webpage.

We are accepting application for Fall 2019 semester, and the committee will make a decision about deadlines for application for Spring 2020 semester.

 

Meetings: The first Monday of every month
Time:          12:00 – 1:00 pm
Place:          A228

All are welcome to attend. The Professional Development Committee can be reached by email by contacting your 2019-2020 chairs, Diana Bajrami (dbajrami@peralta.edu) and Maurice Jones (majones@peralta.edu). Please include Marivic Lizardo (mlizardo@peralta.edu) in your correspondence with chairs.

Meeting dates for Fall 2019 semester:

September 2; October 7; November 4; December 2

Flex Days Calendar for 2019-2020

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — College Flex (CoA) – Proposal Requests due October 1, 2019

Complete and submit to the Staff Development Committee the Staff Development Workshop Proposal Form:

Staff Development Workshop Proposal Form

Thursday, January 16, 2020 — District Flex

Friday, January 17, 2010 — College Flex

Thursday, March 19, 2020 — College Flex

Membership Fall 2019- Spring 2021

Faculty: Dr. Diana Bajrami , Maurice Jones, Ann Chun

Classified Professionals: Marivic Lizardo, Kawanna Rollins, Chevonn Herbert

Administrators:  Ana McClanahan, Aja Butler, ValJeán Dale

 

co-chairs; Dr. Diana Bajrami and Maurice Jones

May 2019 Minutes

April 2019 Minutes

March 2019 Minutes
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZuMCyBOhBgX_lG5wmAtPTRfxwqABE_RCt65bd6k_Y80/edit?usp=sharing
February 2019 Minutes

Meeting Date Minutes
November 5, 2018 Minutes
September 10, 2018 Minutes
February 5, 2018 Minutes
December 4, 2017 Minutes
November 6, 2017 Minutes
October 3, 2017 Minutes
September 5, 2017 Minutes
August 14, 2017 Minutes

 

Links for Professional Development Webinars:
Archived @One Webinars

ASCC Professional Development College & Online Courses

National Science Digital Library

Innovative Educators Webinars

University Webinars

EdNet Webinars

Free Training (Online Videos) on Camtasia — Creating Videos for your Class

Updates from Faculty & Staff

The Professional Development Committee is proud to announce our 2019-2020 Sabbatical Recipients:

MARY SHAUGHNESSY
Mary will spend her sabbatical in Guatemala learning Spanish to better serve our Latinx students. She has enrolled in an intensive language study program and also hopes to further cultural competency. By the end of her sabbatical, she will earn a diploma of Spanish as a foreign language (DELE).

STEFANIE ULREY
Stefanie will spend her sabbatical researching and developing noncredit transition/language support classes for ESOL and bilingual students. Her end goal is to develop courses and a certificate/program in line with guided pathways.

Please check back for updates on the 2020-2021 Call for Sabbatical Applications.

 

Save the Date! Flex day is Friday, August 16th, 2019 from 9 am – 4 pm.

We are excited to offer the following trainings/workshops/activities in Fall:

A Full Breakfast & Lunch
Updates from the Academic Senate and Classified Senate Presidents
Updates from the PFTF
Brief address from President Karas
Guided Pathways Activity
Safety Awareness/Shooter on Campus Training from Risk Management
Announcement from Physical Education
Non Credit Reading and Writing Courses in the LRC (Nelson & O’Neal)
Revising Learning Modules to be more Student-Driven (Nelson)
What is non-credit and how does it serve our students? (Armstead & Price)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) Assessment Workshop (Park & SLOACs)
Teaching Across the Ages (McClanahan)
The New Student-Centered Funding Formula (Chen)
International Study Abroad (Gephart)
Excel Training (Duensing)