Professional Development Council (PDC)

The Professional Development Council provides vision and direction for classified, faculty, and management, professional development to increase student success, improve institutional effectiveness, and enhance employee professional growth. 

The function of the PDC:

  1. Maintain the guidelines and procedures for Professional and Organizational Development Conference and Travel funding and to make determinations about employee conference and travel support through these funds.
  2. Track professional development taking place across the campus towards achievement of College's Strategic Plan.
  3. Make recommendations for professional development at the College, including reporting on campus-wide professional development to President's Advisory Council.
  4. Review assessments for professional development needs of the College, connect these needs to College strategic goals and initiatives, and develop a College Professional Development Plan.
  5. Evaluate the achievement of professional development goals as articulated in the Mt. SAC Professional Development Plan, and recommend changes.

PDC Membership

Name Title/ Appointed By Term
Lisa Rodriguez, Ph.D. Director, Professional & Organizational (Tri-chair) Ongoing
Lizbet Sanchez Coordinator, Faculty Professional Development
(Tri-Chair)/ Appointed by Academic Senate
Mary Ann Angel-Gomez  Member/ Appointed by Vice President , School of Continuing Education 2021-2024
Rosa Asencio  Member/ Appointed by CSEA 262 (Tri-Chair) 2022-2025
Yvette Garcia  Classified Senate President/ Appointed by Classified Senate 2022-2025
Tania Anders, Ph.D. Member/ Appointed by Academic Senate 2021-2024
Vacant  Member/ Appointed by CSEA 651 2021-2024
Kolap Samel  Member/ Appointed by Faculty Association 2021-2024
Sarah Plesetz  Member/ Appointed by Management Steering 2022-2025
Kristina Alvarado Member/Appointed by Management Professional Development Committee 2022-2024

(Last updated: November 7, 2023)

Meeting Schedule (2023-24)

Meetings are held the First Thursday of the Month, September thru June, excluding January and February.

Meeting Schedule (2022-23)

Meetings are held the First Thursday of the Month, September thru June, excluding January.

Minutes Archives (2021-22)

Minutes Archives (2020-21)