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    American College Personnel Association - ACPA

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    Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    PDC Taking it to the next levelThe Professional Development Committee (PDC) works to empower and inspire Student Affairs professionals to know themselves, their positions, their field, and their community. To this end, the PDC:

    • Introduces new staff to the philosophical orientation of Student Affairs and the theoretical basis for student personnel work
    • Advocates for resources to ensure uninterrupted development offerings
    • Builds a sense of team
    • Recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of staff members
    • Provides information and programming to enhance the operation/management of Student Affairs offices

    Past Professional Development Committee programs include day-long institutes, lunch and learns, supervisor trainings, retreats for classified staff, new staff orientations, social gatherings, and staff recognition.

    You can contact the PDC with workshop ideas and questions by sending an email to vpsapdc@louisville.edu.