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LAVC Spotlight—LAVC Professional Development Team: Jeanne Owens & Sally Raskoff

LAVC welcomes Jeanne Owens as the college's new professional development coordinator, and Dr. Sally Raskoff is the new faculty professional development coordinator. The pair has been working together to focus on enhancing professional development opportunities for both faculty and classified staff on campus.

LAVC Spotlight—LAVC Professional Development Team: Jeanne Owens & Sally Raskoff

Los Angeles Valley College has recently hired Jeanne Owens as its new professional development coordinator, and Dr. Sally Raskoff is taking on a new role as the new faculty professional development coordinator. The pair, who started in July 2018, are working together to focus on enhancing professional development opportunities for both faculty and classified staff on campus.

As the college's professional development coordinator, Jeanne Owens is going to be taking a “big picture” approach to professional development on campus. She will be looking at common training needs for all employees as well as specific training needs.

In addition, she looks forward to working with the PRT (Partnership Resource Team) with the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative in September. The PRT will examine collegewide professional development needs, and Jeanne will to begin the process of developing activities to address those needs.

The other half of the professional development team is Sally Raskoff, professor of Sociology and former department chair. In her role as faculty professional development coordinator, Sally will be working with Jeanne to help integrate Guided Pathway principles into professional development activities for faculty.

Jeanne brings with her 9 years of experience as an instructional coach and professional development facilitator to her new role. A new transplant to California, she previously worked as professional development facilitator for the Oklahoma Education Association. Jeanne holds a degree in educational administration.

Sally brings with her a wealth of experience as a long-time LAVC faculty member. She has worked on several professional development programs on campus including STARS (Strategic Team for the Retention and Advancement of Students) and TIA (Teaching Innovations Academy). 

Their offices are located in the Professional Development Center in Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC) 200. Jeanne can reached at (818) 947-2569 or profdev@lavc.edu. Sally's phone number is (818) 947-7256.

For more information, visit the LAVC Professional Development Web page

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/5/2018 5:00:00 PM