Professional Development Activities

The professional development stipend must be used for further educational opportunities, including:

  • Additional board training
  • Board giving
  • Education assistance (GED, associates degree, college degree, master’s degree, other professional development/education courses)
  • Books, supplies (laptops, software, monitors, headset, earbuds) associated with educational training
  • Student loan repayment
  • Conferences
  • Webinars
  • Memberships in professional organizations
  • Subscriptions to professional podcasts, similar technology
  • Travel, lodging, and meal expenses associated with out-of-town training, conferences
  • Leadership training or other training to develop personal skills (ie-Leadership Winston-Salem)

The program activity stipend should not be considered unrestricted general financial support and cannot be re-granted to someone else, or used to reimburse yourself for previously incurred educational expenses.