Permanent classified employees that have successfully passed the one year probationary period. Supervisors, Administrators, and Faculty have their respective professional development processes. We do not provide funding to temporary classified employees or student help.
How do I apply?
Apply at least 30 days in advance of your event to allow time for your paperwork to process.
Complete and submit the online Classified PD Funding Application. You will be asked to provide information related to the conference or event, your electronic LRCCD Travel Authorization with Part I containing both yours and your supervisor’s signature (paper copies will not be accepted).
What type of professional development activities are eligible for funding?
The classified professional development committee does not maintain a list of eligible activities. Typical activities include conferences, workshops, seminars, and trainings. You must explain how the PD activity benefits you, the college, your colleagues, and/or students and how it meets one or more of the college’s Strategic Goals 2017-21.
How much funding will I get from the Classified PD Committee?
The committee may award up to $1,000 per applicant per fiscal year (July 1st – June 30th).
Am I guaranteed the maximum amount every year?
No. We have a limited amount of funds available and it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
What can I use the funds for?
Individual funds can be used to pay for registration, travel, lodging, certain meals, and certain incidental expenses related to training. It cannot be used for tuition, credit-based courses, media, gift cards, or supplies.
I have questions about the Travel Authorization form.
Please contact the Business Services Office, x8481, or externally at (916) 484-8481. How do I apply?
Fill out and submit the online Classified Professional Development Funding Application Form.
You will be asked to upload: information related to the conference or event, your electronic LRCCD Travel Authorization form Part I completed with your signature, and your Supervisor/Dean’s signature, along with evidence of estimated expenses. (paper copies will not be accepted)