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Chair: Laura Sue

The Staff Development Committee (SDC) plans and coordinates faculty and staff development activities and administers professional development endeavors. Its three primary activities include:

SDC issues grants for staff development activities. (Click on the above link for the application forms).

Professional Development Opportunities
SDC plans programs for the college that offer professional development opportunities to faculty and staff. (Click on the above link for the latest workshop announcements)

SDC raises monies for staff development activities through an annual fundraising event at the WCC Ho'olaulea. (Click on the above link to go directly to the UH Foundation WCC giving page).







Desiree Poteet

Pinnacles of Learning: Power of Innovation Conference (Portland, OR)

Nov. 5-8, 2015


Mariko Kershaw

2015 Joint HLA HASL Conference (Honolulu, HI)

Dec. 4-5, 2015


Kathleen French

Hawaii Sociological Association Conference (Hilo, HI)

Feb. 19-21, 2016


Ka’ala Carmack

Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference (Austin, TX)

Dec. 3-6, 2015


Lisa Gillis-Davis

2016 On Course National Conference (Anaheim, CA)

Apr. 7-9, 2016


Ann Tom

2016 Family Child Care Institute (National Association for Family Child Care) (San Diego, CA)

July 6-9, 2016


Patricia Allen

22nd Annual Pacific History Association Conference (Guam)

May 19-21, 2016


Michael Kato

2016 WBEA/HBEA Regional Conference

February 12-15, 2016


Laura Sue

2016 WBEA/HBEA Regional Conference

February 12-15, 2016


Leticia Colmenares

cCWCS Food Chemistry Workshop (Dubuque, IA)

June 26 - July 1, 2016



October 6, 2014