Staff and Program Development (SPD)

Staff and Program Development (SPD) was established in the Florida Community College system to help provide support for professional growth, innovation, program development, research and analysis. Consistent with this purpose, Seminole State College of Florida provides funding to assist with staff training, teaching/learning activities, instructional equipment and travel.

Development using SPD funds may include the following:

  • In-service training for faculty, staff and administrators
  • Design, analysis, implementation and improvement of current program offerings
  • Initiation of programs designed to meet student and community needs
  • Improvement of professional competencies
  • Articulation with the community, institutions, industries and other organizations
  • Projects that attract and retain external support
  • Equity issues
  • Development and review of planning processes, instructional programs and curricula

All personnel are encouraged to utilize these resources to advance the institution and for professional development. SPD funds are available to all College personnel to support the following:

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