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Whatcom Community College is pleased that you are considering applying for professional development funds. Our Professional Development Program is designed to contribute to the professional growth and development of Whatcom's faculty, classified and exempt/professional staff by providing educational opportunities through coursework, seminars, workshops, group activities and attendance at conferences.

College funds have been allocated for these purposes. The Professional Development Committee, comprised of representatives from all employment categories, is charged with reviewing individual requests for funds and recommending approval to the President for financial support as appropriate for professional development activities on and off site.



  • Who is eligible?
  • How often may I apply and will my application be considered if I received funding previously?
  • What can these PDC funds cover?
  • How much funding can I request?
  • When should I apply?
  • Where do I submit my application?
  • When will I know if my application has been approved?
  • How do I make travel arrangements?
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