Classified Staff Development Funding Guidelines

Complete your Classified Staff Development Funding Request Form with your signature and administrator’s signature

Please review the guidelines when completing the funding request packet.



  • Requests submitted after the event or incomplete requests will not be reviewed/accepted.
  • If driving, start your mileage calculation from the College's address to the Event.
  • District and college policy does not allow individual professional organizational memberships.
  • Please explain in detail how attendance at the conference will benefit you and the students and the college. - Attach a separate sheet if necessary.
  • Priority will be given to those requests where a clear action or benefit is detailed. Funding requests must be submitted and requisition created by the treasurer PRIOR to the commencement of an activity –
  • For prepayment please fill out Prepayment Form
  • You must submit all forms: Reimbursement Claim Form, receipts attached and conference Evaluation Form, to the Classified Staff Development Treasurer within 30 days after your activity is completed or the District Office will automatically cancel the award.
  • If you fail to do so, the funds will be rolled back into the conference budget and awarded to others.
  • If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Classified Staff Development Chair
    (Treasurer, Lori Parra).
  • Funding is not automatic, and will be reviewed by the funding committee. You will be notified by email about the status of your request.

Funding Details:

  1. Total maximum amount per academic year:
    1. Conferences/Workshops $1000.00 Full-Time
    2. Conferences/Workshops $500.00 Part-Time
  2. Limits per category
    1. Travel
      1. Airfare - $400.00 within California $500.00 outside California
      2. Mileage - 55.5 cents per mile
    2. Lodging
      1. $250.00 per night maximum
    3. Meals
      1. $55.00 a day not to exceed # of days of conference.
        Receipts are required for one day non-overnight conference.
    4. Registration
      1. There is no funding for organization membership fees.
  3. Miscellaneous:
    1. Applications must be submitted no more than eight weeks PRIOR to the commencement of an activity –
    2. Prepaid registration, lodging and Airfare as long as information is submitted in the proper time frame.
    3. Classified Staff Development reimbursement requests must be submitted within 30 days of completion of conference or activity.