Advisor Training & Professional Development Task Force

The Advisor Training and Professional Development Task Force is an advisory group that makes recommendations to the Vice Provost & Dean for Undergraduate Education about how best to serve our students’ needs for high quality academic advising.

Charge: The primary purpose of the Advisor Training and Professional Development Task force (ATPD) is to enhance training and professional development opportunities for advisors across campus as well as addressing community-building initiatives for advisors.  This task force also oversees the planning committee for the annual UC Davis advising conference.

The ATPD chair represents group at UAAC, and has membership on UAAC if not already included in the UAAC membership charter. 

Membership

  • One Dean’s Office advising representative from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • One Dean’s Office advising representative from the College of Engineering
  • One Dean’s Office advising representative from the College of Letters and Science
  • Up to two representatives from the Biology Academic Success Center (BASC)
  • One major advisor from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • One major advisor from the College of Engineering
  • Two major advisors from the College of Letters and Science
  • One representative from Student Housing
  • One representative from a Retention Initiative Center
  • One representative from the Student Academic Success Center
  • UC Davis Executive Director of Academic Advising (ex-officio)
  • Undergraduate Education Advising Analyst (ex-officio)
  • Up to three at-large members