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Programs & Events

Faculty Leadership Learning Community

Academic Year 2018-2019

Applications due June 15, 2018

This faculty learning community will provide in-depth, collegial explorations of the long-term leadership opportunities and needs on this campus. The FLC will be facilitated by Shanthi Srinivas (Presidential Fellow for Leadership Excellence and Institutional Development and Professor, Management & Human Resources and former AVP for Academic Planning, Policy, & Faculty Affairs).

The FLC will provide:

  • Training for faculty interested in department leadership generally
  • Strengthening the pipeline for department chairs, including mentoring for faculty interesting in becoming department chairs
  • Leadership training with a college- and university-perspective for those interested in exploring leadership opportunities on campus

This FLC is for faculty from any discipline who are past the “new faculty” stage, who want to think deeply about the leadership needs on this campus, and who may be interested in entering the leadership pipeline on campus, based on a shared vision of the value of leadership on campus.

Please see the Call for Applications for more information about the program and meeting dates, and to apply. Please email completed applications to Victoria Bhavsar ( vbhavsar@cpp.edu) by June 15, 2018.

"Every Semester Needs a Plan" Workshop

Monday June 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Bldg 66-202 (near the Bookstore)

Start the semester with both high hopes AND actual plans for productivity and enjoyment!

This workshop from the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity will lead faculty and other academic professionals through activities to identify personal and professional goals, create a strategic plan to accomplish them, and identify different ways to get the necessary community, support, and accountability. Start our adventure in semesters with a productive, balanced mindset, and a good plan to go along with!

Dr. Rachel McLaren, University of Iowa, will be our presenter. Participants will also receive 3 months free membership to the NCFDD; take advantage of all their resources! Open to all faculty and staff.

We can accommodate up to 100 total participants.  As of May 21, we still have about 30 spots!

Register for
"Every Semester Needs a Plan"

Blackboard Wrangling Workshop

Monday June 11, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Bldg 66-202 (near the Bookstore)

Follow up "Every Semester Needs a Plan" with a workshop on using Blackboard most efficiently and effectively to free up your time. This hands-on-keyboard workshop will focus on using Blackboard's capabilities to streamline class administration and to reduce student confusion (and therefore email load!) via organizing activities and content. Open to all faculty.

We can accommodate up to 40 total participants.  This event is in a WAITING LIST.  Please go ahead and register, and we'll tell you by June 5 if space has opened up.

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Blackboard Wrangling

Includes the Monday June 11 "Every Semester Needs a Plan" Workshop and Advanced Blackboard Wrangling Workshop.

June 12 - 14 will be a 3-day guided agenda program, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day, to convert quarter courses to semester courses. There will be short presentations about best practices, optional technology presentations, and also plenty of time to work on your own courses.

We can accommodate up to 40 participants; please ensure that you can stay the whole day each day. A stipend of $500 for the four days (June 11 – 14) is available; you must register for and participate in the entire week to be eligible. (We ask that you do not register for the June 12-14 agenda if you have already participated in a previous Semester Conversion Camp, but anyone is very welcome to participate in the Monday June 11 events.) Open to all faculty.

This event is in a WAITING LIST.  Please go ahead and register, and we'll tell you by June 5 if space has opened up.  Don't forget there's one more Semester Conversion Camp in July if you aren't able to attend the June one.

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Summer Institute Special

There is just no more time to put this off!

This is a 3-day guided agenda program, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day, to convert quarter courses to semester courses. There will be short presentations about best practices, optional technology presentations, and also plenty of time to work on your own courses. We can accommodate up to 15 participants; please ensure that you can stay the whole day each day. A stipend of $100 per day is available. We ask that you do not register if you have already participated in a previous Semester Conversion Camp. Open to all faculty.

Register for
Procrastinators' Special