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.
$105,600.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza full-time and eligible part-time faculty for 2020 – 2021 .
ACE Classified Professionals Funds
$20,000.00 in conference and travel funds are available for De Anza classified and classified hourly professionals for 2020 - 2021.
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 3–4 weeks ahead of your activity to allow ample time for the submission and review process.
Please note: scan completed applications and send via email to Claudia Guzman. The application will be reviewed and approved by the committee.
When Applications Will Start to be ReviewedFall 2020 (Activities that occur between 9/21/20 - 12/11/20): 9/23/20 Winter 2021 (Activities that occur between 1/4/21 - 3/26/21): 11/4/20 Spring 2021 (Activities that occur between 4/5/21 - 6/25/21): 2/10/21 Summer 2021 (Activities that occur between 6/28/21 - TBD): 5/12/21
Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds CommitteeCommittee 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 James Nguyen, Political Science Lakshmi Auroprem, Senior Library Technician
Edmundo Norte, Dean, Intercultural and International Studies Division