Professional Development Advisory

In an ongoing support of and documentation for the accreditation process, the Ventura College Faculty Professional Development Advisory is committed to faculty and staff development by its activities and the coordination of those activities through the annual Professional Development Plan. The college values inclusive and diverse opportunities for professional development advancement.

Suggestions for professional development activities are welcome. In order to add information to this site or to make a suggestion for an activity, please contact the Faculty Professional Development Advisory Chair, Sasha Friedman, Faculty Travel Fund Chair, Maria Teresa (Gigi) Fiumerodo, or the Dean of Professional Development, Dan Kumpf. Information is listed below.

Contact Professional Development Committee

Professional Development Advisory Co- Chairs

Chez Harper
More updates coming soon! 

Faculty Travel Fund Chair

Maria Teresa (Gigi) Fiumerodo

Dean of Professional Development

Dan Kumpf

A sampling of some of what we do: 

Fall Flex 2019 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jessica Lavareiga Monforti - BIO

2nd Wednesdays Pirate Talks Schedule Spring 2018 

Request to Present Form: Pirate Talks Spring 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - The Captivating Company 

Friday, January 5, 2018 - Technology & Safety Training

2nd Wednesdays Pirate Talks Schedule - Fall 2017 

Professional Development Fall 2017 Flex Week Schedule

Professional Development Workshops for Faculty & Staff February 8, 2017

Diversity in Culture Festival April 12 & 13, 2017

Culturally Responsive Training and Learning  April 20, 2017   

Countdown to Canvas April 21, 2016                                           

Google Professional Development Calendar

Instructional Technology Faculty Trainings