Professional Development Fund

Kapi’olani Community College is committed to providing professional development opportunities to faculty, staff and administrators to encourage, reward, and commit the institution to faculty and staff revitalization as a continuing and normal aspect of the campus mission.

Consistent with system-wide commitments to ongoing professional development, Interim Chancellor Louise Pagotto and the Administrative Staff demonstrate “[a]n unwavering commitment within the faculty and staff, the administration, and the governing board to academic freedom and a sound concept of academic tenure.”

The following individuals received professional development funds to participate in off-island conferences and other activities in FY2017:

Individual recipients:

Bob Franco, Director of the Office for Institutional Effectiveness

Shirl Fujihara, Fiscal Planning and Reporting Manager, Business Office

  • WACUBO Business Management Institute

Jackie Lindo, Economics

  • Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) annual conference: April 9-11, 2017

Kristie Malterre, Counselor, Kahikoluamea

  • Online Teaching Conference (OTC) 2017: June 19-21, 2017

Trude Pang, Professor, Business, Legal and Technology Education

Krystal Patterson, Human Resources

Group participants:

Alfie Gonzales, Student Support Specialist
Cheri Souza, Counselor, Health Sciences

  • Association of College Unions International (ACUI), 2017 Student Organization Institute (S.O.I.): June 18-23, 2017

Helen Torigoe, Instructional Designer, CELTT
Marisa Yamada, Instructional Designer, CELTT



Regent Policy 9.206 Faculty and Staff Renewal and Vitality Plans

Executive Policy 9.201 Faculty and Staff Renewal and Vitality Directive


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