Professional Development Committee

About the Committee

Goals

  1. Facilitate workshops and other professional development opportunities on data, information literacy, student learning, progression, completion, emerging technologies, wellness, diversity, and safety.
  2. Participate in, and contribute to, accreditation mid-term report.
  3. Evaluate Assembly Bill 2558, address any mandates, and plan for future requirements.
  4. Develop a Professional Development Plan including a budget plan.
  5. Improve scholarship offerings and better communicate our scholarship opportunities.

Charge/Scope

Charge

To provide and support activities and opportunities which will enhance job performance, personal growth, and social interaction among all Bakersfield College employees, thereby developing a sense of campus community.

Scope

Makes recommendations for staff development activities to the College President, and oversees the expenditures created to fund such activities.

Role/Purpose

To provide and support activities that enhance job performance and encourage professional growth and collegiality among all members of the campus learning community.

Other Information

This committee communicates with:


Members

Chairs

Name Email
Todd Coston (Adminstrative Co-Chair) tcoston@bakersfieldcollege.edu
Judy Ahl (Classified Co-Chair) jahl@bakersfieldcollege.edu
John Giertz (Faculty Co-Chair) jgiertz@bakersfieldcollege.edu

Members

  • Diana Cason (faculty)
  • Isabel Castaneda (classified)
  • Laura Lorigo (administrator)
  • Lily Martinez (faculty)
  • Rich McCrow (administrator)
  • Bill Moseley (faculty)
  • Angela Paquette (administrator)
  • Scott Peat (faculty)
  • Shohreh Rahman (faculty)
  • Dena Rhoades (administrator)