If not used by June 30, 2023, all unused Professional Development Days (PDD) will expire. The State fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.
10.13 Licensure – Continuing Medical Education
F. In addition, the State shall provide to all Unit 16 employees, two – eight hour workdays (16 hours) per fiscal year (without loss of compensation) for activities such as, professional association activities, professional development seminars, etc., to promote professional growth and to enhance professional goals. These activities are at the employees’ expense and therefore the choice of professional growth activity is at the employee’s discretion. This time shall be requested and approved in the same manner as vacation/annual leave. Such time shall not be accumulated.
Employees working part-time shall earn PDD credit on a pro-rated basis. Refer to the contract for the pro-ration.