Professional Development Committee

Professional Development Committee group photo

About the Committee

Goals (2016-17)

  1. Provide focused professional develoment academies for each employee group (classified, faculty & management). (Strategic Direction 5.1)
  2. Continue to improve our communication strategy for disseminating professional development information.
  3. Develop a new employee orientation in conjunction with HR. (Strategic Direction 5.2)
  4. Evaluate and recommend software for tracking professional development.
  5. Improve assessment and professional development effectiveness.

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.

This committee communicates with:

Professional Development Committee Scholarship

The Professional Development Committee also endeavors to offer small, equitably distributed professional development scholarships to all full-time BC faculty, staff, and administration. To apply for a PDC scholarship, complete the electronic Professional Development Committee Scholarship Application and submit it to jahl@bakersfieldcollege.edu


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

Membership

Title Name
Administrator Dena Rhoades
Administrator Reese Weltman
Administrator Terri Goldstein
Administrator Karla Young
Administrator VACANT
Faculty-Voting Member VACANT
Faculty-Voting Member Shohreh Rahman
Faculty-Voting Member Bill Moseley
Faculty-Voting Member Diana Cason
Faculty-Voting Member Matt Jones
Classified Isabel Castenada
Classified Tracy Lovelace
Classified Pedro Ramirez
Classified Heather Barajas
Classified Stella Ponce
CSEA VACANT
CSEA VACANT

The Professional Development Committee also endeavors to offer small, equitably distributed professional development scholarships to all full-time BC faculty, staff, and administration. To apply for a PDC scholarship, complete the electronic Professional Development Committee Scholarship Application and submit it to jahl@bakersfieldcollege.edu