Role: The regional chair appoints the professional development chair. The professional development chair assumes leadership of the regional professional development team. The professional development chair and their team coordinate programs for one-day events, lunch-n-learns, symposiums, etc.
Appoint a regional professional development team to assist with the program development for regional events. Work with program chair and conference chairs to develop themes for events and craft language for a call for proposals and descriptions of events for promotional materials.
Serve as a proposal reviewer (if applicable) for the annual conference program chair and help in selecting sessions for conference.
Provide suggestions and/or help recruit invited speakers for plenary or concurrent sessions and pre-conference workshops.
Participate in regional council meetings, regional conferences and programs, and the annual international conference as much as possible.
Attend the annual regional council retreat at a location known or to be determined based on conference location; SCUP pays for transportation and lodging.
Time Commitment:The professional development chair has a three-year term, with the opportunity for reappointment for a second term. After a second term, the professional development chair may serve in a different role as a SCUP Volunteer.
Restricted to Mid-Atlantic Region
SCUP Membership Required? Yes
Minimum Qualifications: None
Terms of Service: Three Years
Time Commitment: 1-5 Hours Month
Training: Limited Training by Staff
Travel Requirements: 1 Meeting Annually
Related Webpage: SCUP's Regions Defined
Interested In This Role? Contact Karen Verhey