FPD Conference Information

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We are grateful to have had the opportunity to support Faculty Professional Development through conference attendance. At this point in the 2017-18 academic year, we have met our allotted funding. We will unable to accept any additional conference requests at this time.

Once new funding is available for 2018-19 and we are able to accept new conference requests, we will post that information on this website.

For Perkins CTE travel requests, please reach out to the coordinator to see if funding is still available.


You must complete the Travel Authorization form for each conference for which you are requesting funds. Please use the current form; old forms will be returned to the applicant. All requests must be received by the Grants Office at least 30 days before your date of travel. Prepayment cannot be guaranteed for applications not submitted within this time frame.

Various sources of funding are available for full-time and part-time faculty to attend conferences. Please review the table below to determine if you qualify to receive funding from any of these sources. You must attach the appropriate supplemental form and required documentation to your Travel Authorization Form before submitting your request to the respective grant source office. All signatures must be original; photocopies will not be accepted. Please read instructions on the Travel Authorization Form thoroughly in order to avoid delays in processing.

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR COMPLETED AND FULLY DOCUMENTED TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION REQUEST MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE APPROPRIATE GRANT SOURCE OFFICE AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE YOUR DATE OF TRAVEL.

Grant Sources

Faculty Professional Development

Who qualifies?
  • Full-time Faculty. The first request will be fully-funded; additional requests during the fiscal year will be funded up to $300.00.
  • Part-time Faculty. An amount up to $350.00 per fiscal year.
  • Counselors. Please apply for SSSP grant first. FPD grant will only be considered if SSSP is not approved.  
Please submit the form to Katherine Conchada (Y-8). Funding is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Student Equity

Who qualifies?
  • Faculty attending conferences aimed at addressing gaps in student equity.
  • Out of state conferences will not be funded.
Please submit the form to Reauna Wong (Y-21) and attach the Student Equity Supplemental Travel Form to the application.

Student Success & Support Program

Who qualifies?
  • Faculty attending conferences aimed at addressing core SSSP services.
  • Counselors. Please apply for SSSP grant first. FPD grant will only be considered if SSSP is not approved. 
Please submit the form to Sonia De LaTorre-iniguez (G-15) and attach the SSSP Supplemental Travel Form to the application.

Career & Technical Education

Who qualifies?
  • CTE faculty
  • Combined teams of CTE and non-CTE faculty
  • Non-CTE faculty attending a CTE conference.
Please submit the form to Katie Sundara (PCC). The application must be submitted at least 30 days before the date of travel. CTE funding is not available for reimbursement.
For out-of-state travel, please submit a CCCCO/CTE Out-of-State Travel Request Form. All requests must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the date of travel.