Conference and Travel Funds

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

$105,600.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza full-time and eligible part-time faculty for 2021 – 2022 .

ACE Classified Professionals Funds

$20,000.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza classified and classified hourly professionals for 2021 - 2022.

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.

Plan Ahead!! Please submit your application 34 weeks ahead of your activity to allow ample time for the submission and review process.

When Applications Will Start to be Reviewed

Fall 2021 (Activities that occur between 9/20/21 - 12/10/21): 9/20/21
Winter 2022 (Activities that occur between 1/3/22 - 3/25/22): 11/3/22
Spring 2022 (Activities that occur between 4/4/22 - 6/24/22): 2/9/22
Summer 2022 (Activities that occur between 6/28/22 - 9/21/22): 5/11/22
 

Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee

Committee Chair
Dawn Lee Tu, Director, Office of Professional Development
Claudia Guzman, Office of Professional Development
Terrence Mullens, Astronomy/Meteorology
Dana Kennedy, Business, Computer Science and Applied Technologies Division
Kim Palmore, English
Lakshmi Auroprem, Senior Library Technician

Edmundo Norte, Dean, Intercultural and International Studies Division

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Important Changes for 2021 – 2022

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.

Fall Quarter Meetings

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

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, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas, currently.

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