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.
Darren Barany, Social Science (Chair)Wendy Nicholson, Student Affairs(co-Chair)
Faith Armstrong, Health ScienceLara Beaty, Social ScienceSteven Cosares, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceSorin Cucu, EnglishCristina Di Meo, Academic AffairsSarah Durand, Natural SciencesHassan El Houari, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceCory Feldman, Social ScienceHector Fernandez, Business and TechnologyAndrea Francis, Business and TechnologyLeigh Garrison-Fletcher, Education & Language Acquisition Abdelhamid Kadik, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceMangala Kothari, Math, Engineering & Computer ScienceChristopher McHale, LibraryDeborah McMillan-Coddington, Health SciencePhillippe Mercier, Natural ScienceBindu Pillai, Business and TechnologyHolly Porter-Morgan, Natural ScienceEllen Quish, Center For Teaching & LearningAlexandra Rojas, LibraryDeijy Sherpa, Business and TechnologyDavid Stott, HumanitiesMay Tom, Health ScienceKyoko Toyama, Counseling/Academic Advisement
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)Derek Stadler, Library (co-Chair)Allie Brashears, Natural SciencesDahlia Elsayed, HumanitiesMaria Entezari, Natural SciencesDoyel Pal, Math, Engineering & Computer Science