VETERANS SERVICES Appendix F6: Conference and Travel Requests [ Acct. Category 5000] Audience: Staff Development Committee, Administrators, Budget Committee, PRBC Purpose: To request funding for conference attendance, and to guide the Budget and Staff Development Committees in allocation of funds. Instructions: Please list specific conferences/training programs, including specific information on the name of the conference and location. Note that the Staff Development Committee currently has no budget, so this data is primarily intended to identify areas of need that could perhaps be fulfilled on campus, and to establish a historical record of need. Your rationale should discuss student learning goals and/or connection to the Strategic Plan goal. Conference/Training Program WAVES (Western Association of Veterans Education Specialists) Other workshops (travel expense) 2013-14 Request $3,000 500 Rationale This is an annual conference that Certifying Officials MUST attend in order to get updates on new regulations, changes in regulations, best practices. Attend workshops in order to get immediate updates. Travel to different veteran agencies such as the Oakland Vet Center and obtain information on how we can better assist our students. Travel to other venues in the local community – showing our presence and informing the public of our Veterans Services.