Staff & Program Development (SPD) FAQs General FAQs ?How do I know if I am eligible to apply for SPD funds??Who do I turn my SPD paperwork in to??Who is my SPD contact??How do I know if the funds are approved??What approvals do I need before submitting my request??What forms do I fill out if I would like to apply for SPD??What can I use SPD for??What are some examples of SPD requests??My employment status recently changed from part-time to full-time, am I eligible to apply for the full $2,500 SPD benefit??What determines how funds are approved??Is the SPD budget for professional study and travel/virtual training approved by the division’s SPD contact vice president??What happens if my request is denied??What should I do once I submit my paperwork to the SPD contact? Professional Study ?When do I fill out a degree/non-degree seeking Professional Study Form??What supporting documents should I include when I submit my degree/non-degree seeking form??What counts as proof of completion for my non-degree/degree seeking professional study??What tuition payments are eligible for reimbursement??When do I register for my degree/non-degree seeking courses and/or continuing education credits??Can I submit my degree or non-degree seeking tuition reimbursement request after courses begin? Travel/Virtual Training ?When do I create a requisition for a purchase order??When do I fill out a Travel/Virtual Training Authorization Form??Do I have to request SPD funds for all travel and virtual training??I am attending an online seminar, what documentation do I need to receive reimbursement??When can I start making reservations for my travel or virtual training plans? Advanced Education ?Where can I locate the Staff and Professional Development forms??When do I complete the Advanced Education Form? Mini Projects ?What is the process for SPD mini projects?