Professional development opportunities shall include, but are not limited to:
Professional Development Reimbursement: Exempt and Non-Exempt ELP Instructors shall be reimbursed actual costs up to $100 per term to use toward the cost of professional development activities (e.g., attending seminars, workshops, or conferences) or for the purchase of relevant books and materials. Reimbursement shall be subject to prior written approval by ELP Administration of the proposed activity or purchase, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld after presentation of an acceptable receipt. This reimbursement shall not be subject to carryover from one term to another, and shall expire at the end of a term if not approved for use in that particular term.
Section 17.2 is not applicable to Substitute Instructors.