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This presentation goes over the key components needed to develop a high quality professional development program, how to identify the workshops and trainings your campus need, systems for locating and engaging presenters, and much more.

Dr. Denise Swett is the Dean of the Middlefield Campus at Foothill College, in Northern California. She has also served as the Vice President of student services at Cañada College, the Dean of students at Chabot College and was part of the leadership team in student services at the University of San Francisco. Denise has taught graduate and undergraduate courses focusing on issues and trends in higher education.

Denise is also a consultant with the Career Ladders Project for the CaliforniaCommunity Colleges, providing technical assistance and support for community col- leges involved in the Career Advancement Academies, Gateway and Bridge programs.She has an Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco and a MPA and BS from San Jose State University.

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Building a Comprehensive Professional Development Program