compliance with LACCD Board Rules and AB 1887, the PGC will not reimburse
travel expenses to Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas. Please go to the
Announcements section to see the text of the Board Resolution.
PGC funds for academic year 2017-2018 will be available as of July 1st 2017.
Applications can be turned in to your Dean as of June 16, 2017
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 in the Professional Conference and Tuition Reimbursement Fund, established by Article 23 of the collective bargaining agreement between the LACCD and the Faculty Guild. 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.
Strict adherence to proper form usage and submission deadlines will assist 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 1st, 2015 there is an annual limit not to exceed $1,000 dollar per faculty member.
As of July 1st, 2015 the reimbursement rate is at 50% of tuition with an annual limit of $3,000.00 dollars per faculty member.
Raymond Lim - Chair
Dr. Alex Oxyzolou