Faculty Professional Growth Activities (PGA)

Colleagues As per the Faculty Association Agreement FULL-TIME FACULTY workshop presenters and participants can receive Professional Growth Activities credit for participating in the College's professional development program:

  • 38.4.2 Participation in or attendance at conferences workshops or non-credit courses approved by the Division Dean or appropriate administrator. Eighteen hours of this type of activity shall equal one quarter unit.
  • 38.4.3 Professional activities and projects approved by the Division Dean or appropriate administrator as having direct relevance to the faculty member's assignment. Faculty are advised to consult with the Dean or appropriate administrator prior to commencing these activities.
(Agreement between FHDACCD & FHDA Faculty Association, 7/1/07-6/30/10, p. 120.) As per the Faculty Association Agreement PART-TIME FACULTY participants in opening day can receive a stipend as per Section: 7.16.2 Professional Development. "Part-time faculty employees are paid a stipend for their participation in these activities."* (More information will be forthcoming regarding part-time faculty compensation for attending professional development workshops). *(Agreement between FHDACCD & FHDA Faculty Association, 7/1/07-6/30/10, p. 41.) Detailed information can be found in the Agreement between FHDACCD & FHDA Faculty Association.