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Professional Development Committee

  • The Committee shall prepare an annual report reflecting the types and extent of evaluation activities which have been carried on during the year.
  • The Committee shall encourage and facilitate professional development of Regular Members of the Association, and promote excellence in teaching.
  • The Committee shall organize and promote seminars, workshops, courses and other activities related to professional development


Committee Charter



May, 8, 2015: PDC Annual AGM Reoport

October 31, 2014: PDC Survey Results

May 9, 2014: Professional Development Committee AGM Report 

May 10, 2013: Professional Development Committee AGM Report

May 11, 2012 AGM: Professional Development Committee Report

May 13, 2011 AGM: Professional Development Committee Report

May 7 2010 AGM: Professional Development Committee Report 

May 8th 2009 Report: Professional Development Committee Report 





Retreat Proposal Deadline extended to January 16, 2015




The P.D. Pages: Books, banter and beverages
Thursday, October 13th 3:30 p.m.
Mount Royal Faculty Centre

That’s right, the MRFA Professional Development Committee is launching a faculty book club. This club isn’t the kind that you have to bring a potluck dish to, or clean your house for.  Au contraire, colleagues; we will supply the refreshments, if you’ll supply the lively conversation. Our hope is to read and informally discuss books of broad interest, not necessarily scholarly in nature, but which might inform our academic lives in one way or another. No 500 page tomes on pedagogy here, gang …

The first book on the menu will be Drive: The surprising truth about what really motivates us, by Daniel Pink. Plan to read before you come! The book is available at all the usual retail locations, as well as at MRU and Calgary Public Libraries.

We hope you will join the conversation. To ensure ample refreshments for all, please register online via the ADC [workshop #45]  no later than Friday October 7th. Can’t commit to the first discussion? No problem, you will be welcome in the Winter.

Learn more about the book: http://youtu.be/u6XAPnuFjJc


2011 Spring Retreat

May 10-11, 2011

At the Delta Lodge in Kananaskis

Registration Accepted till March 22, 2011. Register HERE





2009-2010 Spring Retreat

Pictures from the retreat are attached





Spring Retreat 2009

Join us for stimulating discussion, great food, and lots of laughter.


Get Cracking

regular breakfest get togethers to discuss teaching related topics


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