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Faculty Professional Development Council

Purpose

The Faculty Professional Development Council (FPDC) serves as an Academic Senate Council for issues relating primarily to faculty. FPDC coordinates the faculty professional development activities on campus in alignment with the College priorities and mission.

Function

  1. Review, develop, and recommend to the Academic Senate policies, procedures, and other matters related to faculty professional development.
  2. Recommend to PDC professional development goals and objectives for faculty developed in alignment with College goals and the Mt. SAC Professional Development Plan.
  3. Recommend policy and procedures for all mandatory faculty training as specified in the collective bargaining agreement.
  4. Organize and promote faculty development programs and themes on campus.
  5. Provide analysis and recommendations on the professional development of faculty, including resource needs such as faculty conference and travel.
  6. Collaborate with the Academic Senate Vice President on FLEX days.
  7. Assess FLEX workshops and faculty professional development needs.
  8. Review professional development activities for appropriateness for professional growth increment credit and recommend appropriate courses to the Salary and Leaves Committee.
  9. Collaborate in professional development across campus.
  10. Carry out tasks as delegated by Academic Senate.

Membership

Member Title Member Term
Coordinator, Faculty Professional Development Co-Chair Tania Anders 2020-22
Faculty Professional Development Co-Chair or Designee John Vitullo Ongoing
Director, Professional & Organizational Development Lianne Greenlee Ongoing
Coordinator, Faculty Professional Learning Team (Appointed by Academic Senate) VACANT  
Classified Professional Learning Team Member Yolanda Haro 2018-21
VP Academic Senate (Appointed by Academic Senate) Kelly Rivera 2020-21 (term of VP)
Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator or Designee Carol Impara 2020-22
Faculty at-large (Appointed by Academic Senate) Daniel Cantrell 2020-23
Noncredit Faculty (Appointed by Academic Senate) Dalia Chavez 2020-23
Faculty – Counselor (Appointed by Academic Senate) Emily Versace 2019-22
Full-time Faculty Representative (Appointed by Faculty Association) VACANT  
Part-time Faculty Representative (Appointed by Faculty Association) Linda Chan 2018-21
Integrated Planning Faculty Representative (e.g. Guided Pathways, SEAP) (Appointed by Academic Senate) Shiloh Blacksher 2019-22
Student Representative VACANT  

 

The Faculty Professional Development Council meets as scheduled below.

Meeting Schedule 2021-22

Date Time Location Minutes
September 9, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
September 23, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
October 14, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
October 28, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
December 9, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
March 10, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
March 24, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
April 14, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
April 28, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
May 12, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  
May 26, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session  

Minutes Archives 2020-21

September 24, 2020
Ocotber 8, 2020
October 22, 2020
November 12, 2020
December 10, 2020
March 11, 2021
March 25, 2021
April 8, 2021
April 22, 2021
May 13, 2021
May 27, 2021
June 10, 2021 - Meeting Canceled

Minutes Archives 2019-20

October 10, 2019
November 14, 2019
March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020
May 9, 2020