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PDRC Minutes 10-05-18
Professional Development and Recognition Committee (PDRC)
Octoberr 2018 Minutes
Friday, October 5, 2018
Present: Mary Lewitzke, Ken Niemeyer, Martha Reck (Chair), Mary Russell, Brad Schantz, Christine Schultz, Nichlos Ewoldt, Jim Lacy
Absent: Kim Bruksch- Meck (Resigned), Steven Catania, Jennifer Meier, Eva Rakasz
1. Opened with Welcome and Introductions. Heather Daniels and Jake Smith from Secretary’s Office joined the meeting.
2. Standing Committees
a. PD Grants- Brad, Mary and Jake did the Brown Bags for the Fall cyle. Approximately 40 people attended. Deadline was October 26. Sign up for fall or spring review after meeting.
c. Exec Ed Grants
d. DCS Course Grants- Martha shared that she added this standing committee after September meeting because she forgot to discuss at September meeting (new last year). Ken and Jim have agreed to share. Jake shared that the timeline will be pushed back by a week or two.
3. Discussed materials and criteria for the PD Grants. Determined that materials are fine and criteria is fine, but the committee would find it helpful to have scoring broken down further. Mary Russell volunteered to provide an example. Committee will work on breaking up all criteria in this matter to be used for fall review. Jake will review the FAQ’s on website and make updates from feedback from the committee. Also, decided to have third reviewer when scores are close.
Fall Reviewers: Nick, Mary L, Chris, Mary R, Brad, Eva
Spring Reviewers: Ken, Jim, Jen, Steve, Martha
4. Adjourned at 9:45am.