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Faculty PD

Red Deer Polytechnic instructors are required and expected to engage in a variety of non-teaching activities which contribute toward their own ongoing professional development and toward the RDP community. 

These activities will occur over the academic year excluding approved vacation periods. Relevant professional development activities are those that serve to strengthen pedagogical, academic, and professional currency and capability.  Such activities may include discipline scholarship, scholarship of teaching, study, research, workshops, conferences and other activities that may enhance professional or teaching capabilities. Professional development activities are a provision of the Faculty Association of Red Deer College (FARDC) Collective Agreement and administered by the PD Committee.


  • Faculty PD Guidebook
  • Faculty PD Committee Terms of Reference
  • Professional Development Forms (refer to section "F" for Faculty, once you are on the Forms webpage)
  • More information is available for faculty through the PD Channel in the Loop

Connect With Red Deer Polytechnic's Faculty PD Committee Members

Name Role Program Areas
  Supercluster Representatives  
kathy [dot] schepp [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Kathy Schepp) A Nursing (Last Names A-M)
Lynne [dot] Madsen [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Lynne Madsen) A Nursing (Last Names N-Z)

Ava [dot] Feenstra [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Ava )Ava [dot] Feenstra [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Feenstra)


Pharmacy Technician
Medical Lab Assistant

larry [dot] steinbrenner [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Larry Steinbrenner) C Humanities & Social Sciences
shauna [dot] garrow [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Shauna Garrow) D

Academic Upgrading
Early Learning & Child Care
Educational Assistant
Bachelor of Education
Social Work

tara [dot] tulman [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Jason Ne)Jason [dot] Nevins [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (vins) E Donald School of Business Programs
bill [dot] petrosenko [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Bill Petrosenko) F Apprenticeships
Josh [dot] Thomsen [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Josh Thomsen) F Apprenticeships
keith [dot] hansen [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Keith Hansen) G

Kinesiology & Sport Studies

keith [dot] mcdonald [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Keith McDonald) G

Learning Resources
Counselling Centre

Yvonne [dot] Phillips [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Yvonne Phillips) H

School of Creative Arts Programs

Engineering Technology Programs

Health Care Aide

  Other Members  
Raymond [dot] Savage [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Ray Savage) Chair  
  PD Consultant  
Stephane [dot] Perreault [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Stephane Perreault) PD Consultant  
Nancy [dot] Brown [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Nancy Brown) Administrative Representative  
anna [dot] king [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Anna King) Administrative Assistant  
garnett [dot] schoettler [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Garnett Schoettler) Treasurer  
lee [dot] hallett [at] rdcpolytech [dot] ca (Lee Hallett) Trades Expense Claim Processor  
stephanie [dot] powers [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (Stephanie Powers) Electronic Media Consultant  
























We look forward to supporting Red Deer Polytechnic faculty members with all of your professional development pursuits through a variety of PD opportunities.




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