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(6 months). 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, 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 Professional Development Application. Once approved and after completing the event, apply for reimbursement by submitting the Travel Voucher for the year the event occured during to Amber Vore.