New Faculty Accelerator Workshop, Sept 23rd, 2021 1-3 ET

Faculty member facilitating a workshop

New Faculty Accelerator: Surviving & Thriving as a Community/Technical College Educator

Community and Technical College faculty – whether from academia or industry – are often rightly focused on deepening their teaching and classroom management skills as a means to ensure student success.  Not to be overlooked are many other opportunities for faculty to grow their skills and advance their careers while also contributing to the advancement of the institution.   These series of workshop modules described below provide knowledge on how to take advantage of such opportunities. They will be available from September 2021 thru May 2022 virtually through a grant provided  by the National Science Foundation.   

Eligible participants will receive a stipend of $500 for attending and fully participating in 2 of these workshops, with additional compensation for others if space is available.  

The first virtual workshop ““New Faculty Accelerator: Surviving & Thriving as a Community/Technical College Educator” described belowwill be held Thursday September 23, 2021 at 1-3 pm Eastern Daylight time via Zoom.   The link for registration for this workshop is below.  

Date/Time:                  Thursday September 23, 1-3pm EDT via Zoom

Format:                       Zoom-based “collegial conversation”  (sharing experiences, insights, tips)

Target Audience:        New faculty & New from industry, 25 participants max

Phenomenal Presenters:  Roger Ebbage, Mary Slowinski, Thomas Tubon, Ken Walz

Newly-hired Community and Technical College faculty – whether from academia or industry – are often rightly focused on deepening their teaching and classroom management skills as a means to ensure student success.  Not to be overlooked, are many other opportunities for faculty to grow their skills and advance their careers while also contributing to the advancement of the institution.   This workshop prepares new faculty for careers within the commu nity and technical college environment by providing insights from seasoned faculty leaders on the structure of these institutions and the advancement opportunities for faculty, including programmatic and departmental leadership, student-focused initiatives, and institutional governance.  The leveraging of professional development opportunities external to the college will also be discussed.

Registration will close on Monday September 19, 2021 or earlier if the maximum number of 25 registrants is reached before that time. 

So register soon!! 

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