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Announcing soon……

Spring 2016 January Flex Days

Our next District FLEX Day, Wednesday January 20, 2016 is currently being planned by members of your campus Professional Development Committee (PDC).                        Your campus COLLEGE FLEX DAYs are also currently being planned.   

Please forward your ideas and input to your campus PDC!

Previous Flex Days

Warmly welcoming our new Chancellor, Dr. Jowel Laguerre!

District Flex Day August 19, 2015

pic.Special Guest Congresswoman Barbara Lee is a Peralta alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has served East Bay voters since 1998. She was the first woman to represent the 9th District and is also the first woman to represent the 13th District. Lee was the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and serves on many other Congressional committees and caucuses. Lee is notable as the only member of either house of Congress to vote against the authorization of use of force following the September 11, 2001 attacks. She is also known for her stance as an advocate for educational and social justice issues.

August 20, 2015 campus programs:

Laney Flex Days

Merritt College Flex Days

Please contact your BCC and COA Professional Development Committees and college Presidents for details of college flex days at these campuses.

I am looking forward to working with you in this coming year,

Thank you,

Miriam Zamora-Kantor,

Staff Development Officer  

(510) 466-7313


Wednesday CTE Faculty FLEX DAY Meeting Agenda Aug. 19 2015

Program Review 2015

Peralta Educational Services


Who is Eligible?
Professional Development leave, with pay, may be granted to regular faculty members for the purpose of carrying out an approved program which will benefit the District, students, the college and the faculty member.  The faculty member must have completed at least six (6) consecutive years of regular faculty service preceding the granting of the leave.


How do I apply?
Please look for informational workshops held at each campus this semester.  The workshop will inform interested faculty members about the application procedure and selection process. If you haven’t seen an announcement for the workshop, please contact your committee chairperson.


College Professional Development Chairs:

Brandon Celaya, BCC – Brandon Celaya
Sherrone Smith, COA – Sherrone Smith
Chris Weidenbach, Laney – Chris Weidenbach
Jason Holloway, Merritt –  Jason Holloway


Where can I locate more information about Sabbaticals in the PCCD?
PFT contract Article 26, pages 1-6