Professional Development Policy

The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is committed to educational and professional development activities for our staff that advance the agency in achieving its vision and mission. Recruiting and retaining high quality employees is one agency priority identified as a means to achieve the mission. Following are the agency policies and procedures for supporting staff participation in professional development activities.

Educational and professional development activities are learning activities designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and professional relationships and therefore enrich the employee's contribution to quality customer service and to their pursuit of professional career goals. This policy relates to those professional development activities that span multiple sessions and require a significant commitment of time and resources.

For complete details about the Kansas Department of Agriculture Professional Development Policy, please click on the Professional Development Policy and Agreement above.