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Professional Development

Travel and Conferences

Funding

 

 


Funding for 2019-2020 conferences is available for FACULTY! Applications are currently being accepted for Winter and Spring conferences, and will be reviewed per the date timelines listed on the conference application/professional conference fund policies.

 

Submit requests to Veronica Casas Hernandez
in the President's Office

The limit for each instructor is $1,600 a year.

The limit for ACE Union Classified Staff members is $1,600. For additional funds or overages for leadership service focused conferences, please contact the Classified Senate President.

 

How to apply for professional development funds, and if approved, get reimbursed?

  1. Fill out an application and ensure to attach ALL receipts/proper documentation.
  2. Turn in application to the President's Office.
  3. Receive an email from Veronica Casas notifying you whether your application was approved and for how much.
  4. Attend the conference!
  5. Within TEN DAYS from returning fill out a Trip Voucher and attach ALL receipts/proper documentation
  6. Turn in Trip Voucher to the President's Office.
  7. Receive your check within 7-10 business days.

Deadline Dates: Travel/Conference Requests

Applications must be submitted 30 business days prior to the conference date. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a quarter per quarter basis.

The Travel & Conference Committee will review the applications. Every effort will be made to fully fund requests. Depending on the number of requests received, requests may be partially funded. Applicants will be notified via district email once the committee has met.

  1. Download and complete application 
  2. Have your supervisor sign the application to approve your request
  3. Send the application to the Office of President

International travel must be approved by the Chancellor. You must download and process the form found at the following link:

International Travel Authorization College Related Business Board Policy 4176

After obtaining the required signatures, bring the form to the Chancellor's Office. After it has been approved by the Chancellor, the Chancellor's Office will return the form to the appropriate division office, to be picked up by the faculty who submitted the form. The form should then be submitted to the Office of the President with your Trip Voucher.

Conference and Travel Policy and Procedures

  • Applicant is responsible for all costs and will be reimbursed for approved expenses upon return from the conference and the submission of a completed trip voucher. If advance funds are needed for conference registration fees, complete a check request and submit it to the Office of the President with your Application.
  • Professional Conference Funds, Policies (pdf)
  • Direct Pay Request (pdf)
  • Upon return from your trip, complete a Trip Voucher and return it to us within 10 days or else your funds will be forfeited.
    Note: If any travel expenses were charged to a district pro card:
    1. Print out the Banner budget screen of the pro-card account once the expenses hit that budget: the specific screen is titled "Organization Budget Status Detail Report", and it MUST have a "Document Code" column. Yellow-highlight the expenses with notes about what they are..
    2. Collect any receipts
    3. Send the budget printout (with the budget's FOAP) and receipts to Veronica Casas  (casashernandezveronica@fhda.edu). She will fill out an expense transfer form (xls) and credit your pro-card account from the travel fund.

Conference Funding Application

Travel and Conference Quick Forms

Reimbursement - All banner forms

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