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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 Lisa Rodriguez Ongoing
Coordinator, Faculty Professional Learning Team (Appointed by Academic Senate) Rita Page 2022-25
Classified Professional Learning Team Member Elda Blount 2022-25
VP Academic Senate (Appointed by Academic Senate) Kelly Rivera Term of VP
Distance Learning Faculty Coordinator or Designee Carol Impara Term of Position
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) Tamra Horton 2021-24
Part-time Faculty Representative (Appointed by Faculty Association) Kelly Lyons 2022-25
Integrated Planning Faculty Representative (e.g. Guided Pathways, SEAP) (Appointed by Academic Senate) Shiloh Blacksher 2019-22
Student Representative Rebecca Contreras 2021-22

 

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 Approved Minutes
September 23, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
October 14, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
October 28, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
December 9, 2021 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
March 10, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
March 24, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
April 14, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Approved Minutes
April 28, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Pending Review 
May 12, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Pending Review
May 26, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Pending Review
June 9, 2022 1:30 - 3:00 pm Zoom Session Meeting Canceled

Minutes Archives 2020-21

September 24, 2020
October 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