Staff (classified)

Professional Development is defined as “advancing personal and professional growth,” including seeking to earn or finish degrees, certificates & training.

Classified Professional Development Funds are available to classified employees who have completed their new-hire trial period. This benefit provides classified employees the opportunity to gain additional education, training and experiences to enhance their career potential and personal growth.

Some examples of professional development activities include: workshops, seminars, conferences, travel, educational coursework or activities. Professional development requests that involve the employee’s use of work time require employee supervisor approval. Such requests shall not be unreasonably denied.

To apply, fill out the following applications, the appropriate Classified Professional Development Application 2017, the Travel Voucher 2017  or Travel Voucher 2018 (select the Travel Voucher from the calendar year you attended the event), and the Driver Status Report form if you are requesting mileage reimbursement.