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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.



schedule of professional learning (flex) activities for fall, 2015: (click on link to view)Flex At a Glance by Date as of 7-28-15



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 2014-2015

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.



Rosa Armendariz, EXITO (on Leave from Committee till SP15)

Erlinda Jones, Child Development Faculty

Christine Park, Library Faculty, Incoming LPG Chair for 2014-2015

Janith Norman, Business Faculty

Janice Townsend, Child Development Faculty (on Leave from Committee till Sp15)



Robin Armour, Director, Admissions and Records

Michael Becker, Manager, IT

Dave Belman, Interim Dean of Student Success

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

Natalie Hannum, Dear of CTE and Social Sciences

Dave Wahl, Workforce Development Program Manager

Student(s): Vacant


Ruth Goodin, Sr. Foundation Director/PDAC Co-Chair

Paula Gunder, Faculty Professional Learning Facilitator for Teaching and Learning/ESL Professor

Mary Oleson, Sr. Administrative Secretary, PDAC Co-Chair



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: 2014-2015 Christine Park, Incoming Chair

(ext. 37572) cpark@losmedanos.edu;

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

Professional Learning Facilitator for Teaching and Learning: Paula Gunder

pgunder@losmedanos.edu (ext. 37882)

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