Professional Development Committee

Coordinate and support activities to enhance job performance, professional growth, and collegiality among all members of the campus learning community. Advises President.

Meeting Times

2nd Tuesday of the month, 2:00-3:00pm in L160

Professional Development committee members

Last Meeting

April 9, 2024

About the Committee


To provide and support activities and opportunities which will enhance job performance, personal growth, and social interaction among all Bakersfield College employees, thereby developing a sense of campus community.

Full Committee Charge

Goals (2022-23)

  1. Integrate the work of the committee with the work of Academic Technology as the lead dept. for PD at the college.
  2. Develop the use of PDC scholarship $$ and the return on investment to campus.
  3. Improve assessment and professional development effectiveness.

Professional Development Committee Scholarship

The Professional Development Committee also endeavors to offer small, equitably distributed professional development scholarships to all full-time BC faculty, staff, and administration. To apply for a PDC scholarship, complete the electronic Professional Development Committee Scholarship Application and submit it to

Contact Information

Please contact Anita Karr (Classified Co-Chair) for more information.

Phone: (661) 395-4400