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Community Leadership Program 2018-19 Information Sessions: July 12 & 23

Community Leadership Program 2018-19 Information Sessions: July 12 & 23

CLP 2017 Reading Week Kick-Off (Photo credit: Justin Lee)

Are you interested in an experiential leadership opportunity?

The UBC Community Leadership Program is an opportunity for emerging leaders to explore what leadership means to them by enhancing leadership skills, partnering with UBC student leaders, and giving back to community organizations.

Staff from all employee groups, as well as graduate students, are welcome to apply for this program. There is no cost to participants.

Join us at one of our upcoming information sessions to learn more:

UBC Community Leadership Program Information Sessions
July 12 or July 23, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tech Enterprise Facilities III, Room 610
RSVP through our program catalog

Visit clp.ubc.ca for more information and to learn about the impact of last year’s program. If you can’t attend one of the information sessions and have questions about the program, please email Stephanie Thorpe, Workplace Learning Facilitator.

Apply soon to claim your Staff Professional Development Funds for 2017/18

The Staff Professional Development Funds at UBC are annual funding pools designed to support employees with staff appointments to pursue learning opportunities that will enhance their professional knowledge, work performance, and ongoing career growth at UBC. Funds are available to staff in the following groups: CUPE 2950, CUPE 116, Executive Administrative, Non-Union Technicians and Research Assistants, Management & Professional (AAPS), Service Unit Directors/Excluded M&P, and BCGEU Okanagan.

Apply soon to access PD funds available for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Staff are welcome to make claims on a first-come, first-served basis until the budgeted funding pool is exhausted or by the end of the fiscal year, whichever comes sooner. The amount you can claim depends on your employee group, as each group has its own funding pool subject to an annual budget allocation and program guidelines.

Based on claim patterns this year, it is anticipated that the budgeted PD funds will accommodate staff requests up until the March 31 year-end, with the exception of the M&P PD Fund for AAPS members (see below).

If you have already taken full advantage of your PD funds this fiscal year, new money will become available to you on April 1, 2018. If you have not used PD funds this fiscal year, note that they do not rollover; they will expire on March 31, 2018.

Notice: M&P PD Funds anticipated to run out prior to March 31, 2018, year-end

Prior to submitting a claim, M&P staff are encouraged to check the M&P PD Fund webpage for daily updates on the overall fund balance. When the funding pool balance reaches zero prior to March 31, no further PD claims will be accepted for reimbursement this current funding year.

Questions? Please contact pd.funds@ubc.ca.