All members of the teaching staff are required to participate in professional development activities that will enhance his/her performance of assigned duties.
Each activity needs to meet at least one of the nine approved criteria. For each activity you claim toward fulfilling your flex hour obligation, please note by number(s) which of these categories are being addressed:
Improvement of Teaching
Maintenance of Current Academic and Technical Skills and Knowledge
In-Service Training for Vocational Education and Employment Preparation Programs
Retraining to Meet Changing Institutional Needs
Intersegmental Exchange Programs
Development of Innovations in Instructional and Administrative Techniques and Programs
Computer and Technological Proficiency
Courses and Training Implementing Affirmative Action and Upward Mobility Programs
Other Activities Determined to Be Related to Educational and Professional Development—please specify
NOTE: When Staff Development submits its annual reports to the State, campus and individual activities are reported and categorized around these nine criteria. These reports help detail our ongoing need for increased funding from the State. Your help is appreciated.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The ACCJC is one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.