SSO Professional Development (PD) Request Form
Please use this form to submit and track requests for professional development (PD) including conferences, training, and courses. Talk to your manager, and review Policy 18 – Staff Employment (
) for details.
First name, Last name
Your managers name:
choose from dropdown
Kate McCrae Bristol
Your manager's email address
Claire Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
What is the name of the event or PD opportunity:
Your role in PD opportunity:
Please indicate if you are presenting, participating as an attendee, volunteering at the event, helping to organize the PD or other.
What is the name of the event Host Organization:
(if applicable - i.e. OHD, Academica, etc.)
Please provide a brief description of the PD opportunity.
(UWaterloo campus, Other City, Country, etc.)
PD Start Date:
PD End Date:
Duration in hours:
How many hours of PD in numeric form (i.e. 24, 3)
Discount registration deadline
(i.e. Early Bird rate)
Indicate priority based on the following:
Low = Enrichment: may improve future job-related skills/competencies.
Medium = Development: will impact current and future role/project.
High = Essential: critical to role - directed by manager
How will you share or implement learning?
Please briefly describe how you plan to share or implement learning from this PD opportunity? (i.e. changing a process, booking a meeting room to broadcast a webinar, presenting at a team meeting, lunch & learn, etc.)
Alignment with priorities and values:
How does this PD align with the University's strategic priorities or SSO values?
How will this PD align with your performance goals?
Any additions notes or commentary:
Estimated cost of registration:
Enter numerical amount (i.e. 250). Please leave blank if there is no cost or unknown.
Estimated cost of travel (airfare, taxis, mileage, etc.):
See UWaterloo Finance Expenses Guidelines - section 5
Estimated cost of accommodations (hotel, motel, etc.):
See UWaterloo Finance Expenses Guidelines - section 6
Estimated cost for meals:
See UWaterloo Finance Expenses Guidelines 7.a -
(any other funding - internal or external i.e. Staff Experience fund)
Event description, invitation, or other relevant documents.
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