Staff and Organizational Development

Staff and Organizational Development

Status of Travel and Conference Funds

The 2014-2015 Budget Year

There are two funds available for travel and conference.
  1. Faculty Professional Conference and Travel Funds
    The Faculty Association and the District have negotiated $75,600/year in conference and travel funds for De Anza full-time and part-time faculty for the length of the current contract: 2013-2016. Please see the current copy of the Faculty Conference Funds Guidelines for more specific information about eligibility requirements, application criteria, the application process and due dates, and fund limitations. Faculty Conference and Travel Guidelines
    Funds may be requested by written application to the Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee. Application forms may be filled-in online using Adobe Acrobat [other pdf viewing applications may not work]. If you are using Acrobat Reader 8.0 or greater, you should be able to SAVE the form to your desktop, otherwise be sure to fill in the form and then print it. Faculty Application (pdf)

  2. ACE Classified Professionals Conference and Travel Funds
    ACE and the District have negotiated $25,000 in conference and travel funds for De Anza full-time classified and classified hourly staff for 2013-2014. Please see the current copy of the ACE Conference Funds Guidelines for more specific information about eligibility requirements, application criteria, the application process and due dates.
    ACE Conference and Travel Guidelines
    Funds may be requested by written application to the Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee. Application forms may be filled-in online using Adobe Acrobat [other pdf viewing applications may not work]. If you are using Acrobat Reader 8.0 or greater, you should be able to SAVE the form to your desktop, otherwise be sure to fill in the form and then print it.  ACE Classified Staff Application (pdf)

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


International Travel Policy

Board Policy 4176 International Travel: The Board of Trustees recognizes that there is an occasional need for international travel to advance the purpose of the District. Except for the staff members employed within the Office of International Students and the Campus Abroad programs at FHDA, the Chancellor, in advance of the travel, must approve all international travel. The Chancellor shall submit a report to the Board of Trustees of all international travel approved under this policy.

Please allow several weeks to complete the approval process for international travel! To assist you with preparing your documents for the approval process there are several documents that you can review or access:

Instructions for Completing International Travel Authorization
International Travel Authorization Form


De Anza College Staff Revitalization and Professional Conference Funds Committee

Committee Chair
Jackie Reza, Director, Office of Staff and Organizational Development

Catherine Hrycyk, Biological and Health Sciences
Mary Kay Englen, Staff and Organizational Development
Marge Sainten, Biological and Health Sciences
George Robles, EOP & S
Sylvia Rueda, EOP& S and Student Development
Rebecca Board Liljenstolpe, Language Arts



Staff and Organizational Development
Building: Media and Learning Center, Room 246
Contact: Mary Kay Englen
Phone: 408.864.8322
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Last Updated: 9/10/14