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Professional Growth

​           ​​​No more Funds available for academic year 2014-2015​​

​Mission Statement

The mission of the Professional Growth Committee (PGC) is to support the professional growth activities of Pierce College faculty.


The committee's purpose is to oversee the distribution process for monies provided for Conference Attendance and Tuition Reimbursement. The fund is intended to provide opportunities for our faculty to improve their knowledge, skills and, ultimately, improve teaching, student learning, and student success.


See Conference Attendance and Tuition Reimbursement links.

  • Late applications will not be approved; this includes both travel and tuition.

Strict adherence to proper form usage and submission deadlines will asset you in getting through the process with the least amount of trouble. The committee will be adhering to the policies and procedures as outlined on this site.


You can check the summary of funding periodically in PGC Approvals​ folder housed in the Documents page.​

Travel/tuition request approvals are contingent upon available funding.

Committee approval alone does not guarantee the actual funding of your travel/tuition requests.

Travel & Conference Reimbursement:

As of July 1, 2014 there is an annual limit not to exceed $1,500 dollar per faculty member.

Tuition Reimbursement:

As of July 1, 2014 the reimbursement rate is at 50% of tuition with an annual limit of $3,000.00 dollars per faculty member.


Fernando Oleas - Chair

Alexandros Oxyzolou​​

Margarita Pillado

Raymond A. Wells

Sheri L Berger