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Professional Learning and Flex for Faculty and Staff



Professional Learning(including FLEX)

The Office of College Advancement coordinates professional learning (including Flex) activities through PDAC and the Local Planning Group (LPG) for Flex. Both groups are comprised of Faculty, Managers, and Classified Staff (non-voting on LPG) who review and approve all professional learning and Flex credit-eligible activities prior to implementation.


  • Workshop Evaluation Form Template (Please note that a new on-line evaluation system has been implemented and attendees will be sent an evaluation within 24 hours of the activity to complete). Anonymous Results will be shared with Facilitators (unless attendee self-identifies)

  • FLEX-Professional Development Attendance Sign-in Sheets (Blank) These will be provided by the Facilitator of your workshop. You must sign-in at the activity to receive Flex credit and be listed on the registration site for the activity.


Professional learning (flex) activities for spring, 2016: (click on link to view) Updated Prof Learning - Flex Schedule Spring 2016 as of 1-14-16 sorted by date and time

Instructions for Media Requests for your Flex Workshop - Information for Facilitators: Media Requests for Flex Workshops Spring2016



Link to register for LMC Professional Learning (and Flex) Workshops and Activities:


Link to register for District-wide Professional Learning (and Flex) Workshops and Activities (any campus):

https://insite.4cd.edu/orgs/dwco/dst/staffdev/default.aspx (To receive credit for your attendance at another site, please obtain confirmation of your attendance by providing documentation from the local Flex attendance office at the appropriate campus)

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LPG rOSTER for 2015-2016

The Local Planning Group for Flex is a shared governance committee whose membership is designated by UF Contract language. It is a requirement of the State that all Flex activities including Flex workshops, Variable Flex activities, and Special Projects be pre-approved by a shared governance process.



Vacant, Chair

Erlinda Jones, Child Development Faculty

Janice Townsend, Child Development Faculty, Equity Professional Development Coordinator

Paula Gunder, ESL Faculty



Robin Armour, Director, Admissions and Records

Michael Becker, Manager, IT

Ruth Goodin, Sr. Foundation Director, Office of College Advancement/PDAC Co-Chair

Natalie Hannum, Dean of CTE and Social Sciences

Carla Rosas, 3SP Director

Dave Wahl, Workforce Development Program Manager

Student(s): Vacant


Courtney Diputado, Educational Technology (including D2L)

Ruth Goodin, Interim Dean, Equity and Advancement/PDAC Co-Chair

Mary Oleson, Administrative Staff/PDAC Co-Chair/Staff to LPG

Vacant, Equity Professional Learning Facilitator

Janice Townsend, Equity Professional Learning Facilitator


Note: Faculty and Manager PDAC and LPG's members overlap, with three (3) additional faculty added to LPG per the UF Contract language. The committees' meetings are scheduled on the same dates, with separate agendas, and the LPG meeting occurs immediately following the PDAC meeting.


For questions regarding Professional Learning and/or Flex, please contact:

Local Planning Group for Flex Chair, 2016-17: Vacant

Staff/PDAC Co-Chair: Mary Oleson, moleson@losmedanos.edu (ext 37316)

Professional Learning Facilitator for Teaching and Learning: Vacation

Manager/PDAC Co-Chair, Ruth Goodin, rgoodin@losmedanos.edu (ext. 37314) Office of College Advancement