It’s time to start planning your Professional Development Days

The schedule for Spring 2019 Professional Development Days (PDD) is now available! Check the calendar link often for any updates and room changes. Sessions are organized around different topic tracks, which can be sorted on the calendar:  Teaching & Learning, Student Success, Employee Success, Technology Training, and Campus & Safety.  Registrations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

If you have any questions about the PDD schedule or registering, please contact Elaine Sinn at ext. 3655 in the office of Faculty Development.


Proposals now accepted for Spring 2019 Professional Development Days Presentations

Faculty Development is accepting proposals for January 2019 Professional Development Days (PDD) presentations. PDD sessions are 50-minutes and will be scheduled Jan. 15 through 18. PDD sessions will focus on five tracks: teaching and learning, employee success, student success, campus and safety updates, and technology. Use the online form to complete your proposal. All proposals need to be submitted by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, to be considered. Contact Farrell Hoy Jenab, ext. 4756, if you have questions.

RSVP for Free Community College Leadership Institute at JCCC

Employees are invited to attend the Community College Leadership Institute of Iowa on campus October 10 and 11, 2018!  CCLI Agenda JCCC Oct 2018.

  • October 10: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • October 11: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m.

It very important that we get a good head count for catering purposes for break refreshments both days and for lunch on the 11th.

Deadline to advise Staff Development of your attendance is Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Please RSVP to

  • Which day(s) you will be participating?: October 10, October 11, both, or unable to attend
  • Will you be participating in lunch on October 11? Please list any dietary needs we should be aware of.

This is a joint venture with JCCC. Speakers have been engaging, enriching, and thought-provoking and are different from past presenters. You need not commit to attending all of the sessions. You are free to come and go as you may throughout the two days.
If you should have any questions, feel free to contact Susan Hoffman or Valerie Reese in Staff Development at 913-469-7654 or