College of the
Redwoods
Professional Development Committee
5/15/2019 10:59:16 AM
The Professional Development Program had a superb year. Professional Development offerings increased by 37% compared to the 2017/2018 academic year. There were 71 professional development opportunities with 984 attendees this year compared to 52 professional development opportunities and 658 total attendees in the 2017/2018 year. There was a 60% increase in course offerings as well as a 57% increase in attendees attending Convocation course offerings this year. Additionally, there was a 43% increase in course offerings as well as a 102% increase in attendees in FLEX activities. The Professional Development Committee is actively engaged in pursuing the professional development interests of all staff. The committee takes a sincere interest in analyzing the annual survey results to identify what staff need for professional development. The committee works hard to identify course types, providers as well as what is new on the horizon staff need to know about. The Professional Development Committee will continue to offer as many trainings as possible as well as specific trainings requested by staff per the annual survey results next year. Trainings will include: •CalSTRS/CalPERS Retirement Planning •Computers & Technology •Diversity & Inclusion •Student Resources •Leadership Development