The Professional Development Committee, part of the LaGuardia Senate, has six subcommittees:
The In-Service Training subcommittee offers yearly seminars and workshops, designed for the training and professional development of LaGuardia faculty and staff.Some examples of the seminars and workshops offered are:
The Opening Sessions subcommittee organizes the yearly fall Opening Sessions Conference for the College community.
Steven Cosares, Math, Engineering & Computer Science (Chair)Darren Barany, Social Science (co-Chair)
Faith Armstrong, Health ScienceLara Beaty, Social ScienceSorin Cucu, EnglishHassan El Houari, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceCory Feldman, Social ScienceHector Fernandez, Business & Technology Andrea Francis, Business & Technology Leigh Garrison-Fletcher, Education & Language AcquisitionAbdelhamid Kadik, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceChristopher McHale, LibraryDeborah McMillan-Coddington, Health SciencePhillippe Mercier, Natural SciencesEllen Quish, Center For Teaching & LearningAlexandra Rojas, LibraryDeijy Sherpa, Business & TechnologyKyoko Toyama, Counseling/Academic AdvisementDavid Stott, Humanities
The Ruhma Choudhury Research Colloquium provides faculty with an opportunity to discuss their works in progress and to receive feedback from their colleagues on their research. In addition to supporting and encouraging faculty scholarship, the colloquium promotes an interdisciplinary dialogue at the college among the members of different departments.Leslie Scamacca, Business And Technology (Chair)Dahlia Elsayed, HumanitiesMaria Entezari, Natural SciencesDoyel Pal, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceDerek Stadler, Library