October 2010 to January 2011
Applicants should contact Faculty Development Coordinator to discuss their professional development leave request.
January 20, 2011
Requests for professional development (including externships, educational leaves, special projects, and internships) leaves submitted to Dean/Supervisor.
February 11, 2011
Dean forwards requests with recommendations/comments to Faculty Development Office to be held for committee's review.
February 16 - March 11, 2011
Faculty Professional Development Committee will review requests.
By April 1, 2011
Faculty Professional Development Committee submits recommendations to Vice President of Instruction.
April 2011
Vice President of Instruction will notify the appropriate dean/supervisors of recommended approved leaves in order that leave costs can be included in the budgetary process.  Upon administrative approval, the supervisor will forward a Personnel Action Record through administrative channels to the Personnel Department for final approval by the Board of Trustees.
April/May 2011
Vice President of Instruction will present leave requests to Board of Trustees for final approval. 
May/June 2011
Applicants are notified of the Board of Trustees' decision.