Professional Development

Professional Development is a standing committee at Moorpark College committed to Professional Development through a dialogue-rich environment supporting inspiration, motivation, and culture.

Planning a Professional Development activity? Send the details to mtennant@vcccd.edu and/or khoffmans@vcccd.edu  to have it posted here.

Training & Resources

  • At-Rist:  How do I help a Student I'm Worried About?  A Faculty & Staff Resource for California Community Colleges can be found at this web site
  • Moorpark Instructional Technology & Distance Education training information can be found at this website

  • Lynda.com Software Training & Tutorials can be found in MyVCCCD in the Work Life tab under My Applications.

  • Shared Materials and Resources for Teaching (SMART), an archive of sabatticals and best practices from Moorpark faculty, is located in MC Share. Login information for MC Share is located in the Faculty Quicklinks of the MyVCCCD Faculty tab.

  • Teaching for Success login information can be found in the Faculty Quicklinks of the MyVCCCD Faculty tab.

  • Faculty information about ACCESS and students with disabilities can be found on the ACCESS site.

 

Charge

 

Makes recommendations on the direction and evaluation of professional development activities for full-time and part-time faculty:

  • Define an annual theme for campus Professional Development tied to one or more of the college’s institutional effectiveness
  • goals, set annual goals for professional development activities, and evaluate effectiveness of each year’s program;
  • Evaluate new faculty orientation
  • Plan and implement Fall Flex Week activities;
  • Plan and implement year-round Flex opportunities, including Teaching/Learning Lunches; and
  • If funds are available, administer, allocate funding, and evaluate the results of an annual professional development mini-grant program.

Membership (2014-2015)

MEMBERSHIP

 

MEMBER

 

MEMBER

Co-Chair Dean

Kim Hoffmans

 

Co-Chair Faculty

Nenagh Brown

Learning Resources

English/ESL

World Languages

Business

Faten Habib

Beth Gillis-Smith

Judith Ramos

TBA

ACCESS

Counseling

Music/Dance

Comm Studies/Theater Arts/FTVM

Sherry D’Attile

Judi Gould

James Song

Steve Doyle

Chem/Earth Sciences

Mathematics

Physics/Astro/Eng

Vince Crisostomo

Brendan Purdy

TBA

DMV Arts

Kin/Hed/Ath

Mary Mills

Tracie Kephart

 

Social  Sciences

Behavioral Sciences

Patty Colman

Cynthia Sheaks-McGowan

Instructional Technology

 

Ashley Chelonis

 

EATM

Health Sciences

Life Sciences

Cindy Wilson

TBA

Rachel Messinger

AFT Rep

 

Renee Fraser

 

 

 

Dean

Amanuel Gebru