Funding Source: VCCS and Department budgets
Completion by Design Category: Progress
Eligible Groups: First year and adjunct faculty
Goal: To ensure that employees remain current on best practices within the employee's discipline or position.
Description: The day and one-half VCCS First Year and Adjunct Faculty Institute is designed for full-time teaching faculty who are in their first year in the VCCS and for VCCS adjunct faculty.
Employees wishing to attend a VCCS First Year and Adjunct Faculty Institute should submit a Travel Request Form to their academic dean or supervisor.
Employees are responsible for completing the First Year and Adjunct Faculty Institute registration and for making hotel reservations as needed. Standard policy is that room charges, lunch, and breakfast will be master-billed. For groups meeting every other year, the Professional Development department of the VCCS will cover rooms at 100% for individuals traveling fifty (50) or more miles to attend, and will also cover accommodations for previous night (Wednesday) for those traveling 200 or more miles. For groups that meet every year, the VCCS will cover 50% of participant's hotel cost. Non-conference meals are at the participant's own expense. Employees are encouraged to utilize the College vehicles. Mileage reimbursement may be requested from department budgets if funds are available. State travel guidelines apply.