Professional Development Program
Transform SUNY Cobleskill
Transform Yourself
Name: Phone:
Position: Email:
Department: Date:
If applicable, names and contact information of others working collaboratively on this
Professional Development Program:
(See for program descriptions. NOTE: Some
applications may require additional information.)
Select an item:
Title of Request:
Summary of the proposed professional development activity:
Dates/Timeline of all activities:
NYS Management Confidential Continuing Ed
Estimated budget- Identify other available funds that have been approved or requested for
this activity:
Type of Expense
Budget Request
Parking, Tolls, etc.
Course release/reassigned time
Other (describe)
Other requests/approved
sources of funds
Identification/description to activity outcomes’ alignment with four (4) or more of the
following criteria:
Specific centrality to the “real life: real learning” mission of SUNY Cobleskill
Improvement of an academic discipline’s body of knowledge/skills through the critically
acclaimed work
Enhancement of the student learning experience particularly in field work and internship
Support of strategic commitments by the campus to issues, including diversity,
sustainability, etc.
Personal professional development that will also benefit the college in a tangible way
Enhancement of replicable pedagogical approaches to instruction
Improvement of regional quality of life via disciplinary of interdisciplinary
demonstrations projects
Support aimed at acquisition of external sponsorship for scholarly work
Improvement of stakeholder support, financially or in another significant way
Increase of the college’s visibility and national recognition, particularly in the US higher
education arena
Expansion of entrepreneurial partnerships and related activities aimed at increasing self-
Addition of other identifiable and accountable benefits
Submit completed proposal to
For any professional development request that requires reassigned time, absence from assigned
duties, or resources from your department, a letter of support from your supervisor is required.
Ask your supervisor to send an email message indicating his/her support of the requested
professional development to
For use of the Professional Development Coordinator
Date application received:
Date supervisor’s supporting email received (if applicable):
Forwarded to: Date:
Decision, including budget:
Notified applicant on: