Individual Development Awards (IDA) for UUP Employees

As part of the State/UUP agreement, the Individual Development Awards Program is designed to support a variety of professional development projects or activities by assisting eligible employees to develop their full professional potential and to prepare for advancement. Both full-time and part-time UUP employees are eligible to apply for activities that occur(ed) July 2, 2020 to July 1, 2021. The maximum award is $1,000, and you may submit only one project or activity per the award period.

Please refer to the GOER website and scroll to the Professional Development IDA section for complete eligibility information, the application and additional information. Projects or activities must fall within the following categories:

§  Registration fees for conferences or workshops

§  Travel and related expenses (including lodging and meals)

§  Tuition at the maximum allowable SUNY rate at the time of application

Guidelines for applying are available here.

The IDA application is available here.

Please submit your clear and completed application with the required attachments to Marilyn Robin in Human Resources by Friday, April 9 at 4 p.m. Please note the committee would appreciate applications and attachments be submitted by scan as a pdf.

The committee members are Joe Greenthal, Jen Guthrie, Alexandra Hoffman, Betsy Penrose, Joe Petrick, and Marilyn Robin.