Conference and Travel Funds, 2018 – 2019

Travel and conference funds are administered by the Office of Professional Development and awarded by the De Anza College Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee. In order to ensure equitable funding throughout the year, funds are divided among summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Faculty Funds

$113,400.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza full-time and eligible part-time faculty for 2018 – 2019.

ACE Classified Professionals Funds

$20,000.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza classified and classified hourly professionals for 2018 – 2019.

Teamsters Funds

At this time there are no conference and travel funds available for supervisors or management staff through the Office of Professional Development. Instructions and Applications may be obtained from this link:
Education, Travel and Conference Funds

 Funding provides opportunities for faculty and classified professionals to attend seminars, workshops, and conferences. Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds are related to teaching and learning, job enhancement, and professional development. Examples of acceptable activities include:

  • attendance at off-campus and on-campus professional conferences, workshops, and seminars.
  • visiting other colleges or industry settings to review exemplary programs.

Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee

Committee Chair
Dawn Lee Tu, Director, Office of Professional Development

Mary Kay Englen, Office of Professional Development
Dana Kennedy, Business, Computer Science and Applied Technologies Division
Lisa Kirk, Student Accounts Office
Herminio Hernando, Counseling and Student Success
Terrence Mullens, Astronomy/Meteorology
Edmundo Norte, Dean, Intercultural and International Studies Division


Important Changes for 2018 – 2019

Plan Ahead! Please submit your application 3-4 weeks ahead of your activity to allow for ample time for the submission and review process. Applications must be approved by the committee prior to travel.

Spring Quarter Meetings

Applications are reviewed every 2 weeks until the funding allocated for the quarter is depleted.

  • Wed., April 17
  • Wed., May 1
  • Wed., May 15
  • Summer Apps will start to be reviewed at the May 15th meeting
  • Wed., May 29
  • Wed., June 19

Assembly Bill 1887 Travel Prohibition

This bill prohibits state funds from being used for travel to states that have passed laws authorizing or allowing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, same-sex relationship, or same-sex marriage and our FHDA Board of Trustees support these prohibitions. District funds are prohibited from being used to travel to Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas, currently.

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