CTE Newsletter April 2018

CENTER FOR Teachin EXCELLENCE The CTE Quarterly Vol. 1 April 2018 Eastern Florida State College SUPPORTING AND SERVING EFSC FACULTY Updates from Your CTE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING ACTIVITIES FUND (PLAF) Eastern Florida State College recognizes that continuing professional development is important and has dedicated $50,000 to supporting non- tuition professional learning activities for individual faculty members. IN THIS ISSUE FACULTY SPOTLIGHT See p. 2 for information on one of our fantastic faculty members, Jeanine Henry. PLAF funds can be used for registration fees and travel costs for presenting at or attending an academic conference, registration fees for webinars, certification fees for workforce faculty, as well as for activities such as transporting exhibition or presentation materials, professional membership dues, etc. After applying for PLAF funds, a faculty member’s request is reviewed by the TPDC. From there, it goes to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Provost Council and the EFSC Executive Council for final approval. The faculty member will be notified by his or her supervising administrator about the outcome of the request. Visit easternflorida.edu/go/plaf to apply and read more about the evaluation process. The deadlines to apply for PLAF funding are August 15, October 1, January 15 and March 1. GRANTS Are you interested in grants? Check out the Grants Development webpage at easternflorida.edu/go/grants SPRING WORKSHOPS Did you know that Spring Term workshops are offered through April 2018? For details, check the Faculty Calendar at easternflorida.edu/faculty- staff/events THE HISTORY OF THE CTE Learn more about the mission, goals and purpose of the Center for Teaching Excellence. See pp. 2-3. No matter what anybody says you could always use more tools. globaldigitalcitizen.org/resources CTE41825 Page 1