Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

Professional Development

Annual Conference 2017

For the first time in over a decade, the conference returns to New Orleans for three days of professional development, networking and compelling discussions – all within the cultural melting pot of the South.

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About Us

Our MISSION is to recognize and reward our greatest asset — our employees. Our VISION is to provide targeted growth and training opportunities, empowering greater services to meet Louisiana’s student and workforce needs, and encouraging engagement and feedback to continually improve our colleges.

Academies

Louisiana Leadership Academy
The Louisiana Leadership Academy is a progressive training opportunity for employees. It was established to develop the skills and talents of mid-level managers and to help groom them for advancement within the system.
Certified Workforce Developer
The CWD provides consistent, high quality services in all aspects of workforce development through LCTCS and LED FastStart training to meet the evolving needs of Louisiana’s vastly unique business climate.
Master Teacher Seminar
The Master Teacher Seminar allows participants to actively share and reflect on their professional teaching experiences. The purpose is to increase openness and self-awareness, willingness and ability to solve problems, commitment to students and respect for and trust in their colleagues.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT THE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT THE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

THE INAUGURAL MASTER TEACHER SEMINAR WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 4-8, 2017. Contact your Chancellor if you are interested in participating.

Awards

Mark McLean First Recipient of President's Faculty Fellowship

“Participation in the President’s Faculty Fellowship will increase my opportunity to conduct research and apply my knowledge to positively impact the LCTCS, Delgado, our students, and the community. The foundation of my doctoral program is Workforce Development so my entire doctoral journey is dedicated in this space and to this cause. The research goals and interests that I am already exploring are directly aligned with the LCTCS commitment to student success. Additionally, my current activities and future areas of potential research align with multiple goals of Louisiana 2020.”

Mark McLean, Assistant Professor and the Business Division Coordinator at the Delgado West Bank Campus.
Program of Study: USM’s Human Capital Development Ph.D. Program.

President’s Faculty Fellowship

The President’s Faculty Fellowship is awarded annually to an outstanding professional educator in the LCTCS. The purpose of the fellowship is to ensure that capable people within the System have opportunities to prepare themselves for top-level management and instructional positions within the LCTCS. This can be accomplished by earning two types of doctoral degrees: community college leadership/higher education degrees or discipline-based degrees.

For additional information, click here.

To apply for the 2017-2018 fellowship, click here.

Tuition Education Incentive

College led program providing tuition assistance for full-time, unclassified employees to attain additional education and complete degrees in partnership with Louisiana’s universities.

For more information, contact your college HR office.

Teaching Excellence

The purpose of the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence is to recognize excellence in teaching in Louisiana’s community and technical colleges. Awarded annually to one teaching faculty member within the LCTCS who distinctly represents the teaching excellence found at the LCTCS colleges.

The inaugural award is set to be presented at the 2017 Annual Conference.

For additional information, click here.

To apply for the 2017 Award, contact your Chancellor.

Conferences and Groups

Visit our event page for more information.

COUNTDOWN TO CONFERENCE 2017

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Annual Conference

Three days of workshops and general sessions for professional development, collaboration and team building amongst faculty, staff and administrators across the state.

Governor Edwards Speech Highlights

During the 2016 Annual Conference, Governor John Bel Edwards conveyed his understanding of the value of community and technical colleges.

Peer Groups

Every year faculty and staff across our System convene at the LCTCS Annual Conference to build relationships and discuss important topics impacting their respective disciplines.  Peer groups meet to establish goals and facilitate discussions throughout the year to improve student learning and development.

LCTCS PEER GROUPS

FACULTY

Provide an opportunity for faculty to learn and share success strategies for student retention, persistence, completion, and best practices.

STAFF

Provide an opportunity for staff to learn and share best practices, problem resolution, and innovations that feed up to the Leadership Team.

Advisory

Professional Development

The Professional Development Committee includes a Chancellor appointed representative from each college. Members act as the primary contact and liaison for OPD outreach to colleges. This is a two year commitment.

Conference Planning

The Conference Planning Committee is volunteer committee consisting of college representatives and System staff who work with the OPD in planning the Annual Conference. This is a year-long engagement.

Library
LLA Class of 2015 Yearbook
LLA Class of 2016 Yearbook
Contact Us
Jennifer Daly

Jennifer Daly

Director of Professional Development

225-308-4419
jenniferdaly@lctcs.edu

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