Student Equity and Success: Part- and Full-Time Faculty Engagement in Faculty Learning Communities (FLC)

With the increasing number of underrepresented students, colleges have developed Equity Plans to improve student success. One strategy used at Los Angeles Mission College was the formation of a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) that included full- and part-time faculty to address our Equity Plan outcomes. The goal of the FLC was to form an interdisciplinary faculty group to learn about successful implementation of pedagogical practices for effective teaching, and to share outcomes. Faculty participated in four hands-on workshops, facilitated by professionals in the field, followed by an...

Personnel and Other Legal Issues OR "The Best Part of a CIO's Job"

The below presentation was delivered at the 2017 CCCCIO Spring Conference and addresses many of the basic questions and difficulties CIOs confront related to hiring, inheriting, evaluating, and firing employees. Some of the topics covered in more detail include: How to avoid personnel issues entirely: Hire the right people to begin with, and enforce confidentiality and being unbiased. How to respond to unacceptable performance from deans or other managers: Be honest in your evaluations regardless of how predecessors evaluated them, and utilize the FRISK model to develop a record of behavior...

Professional Development Plan - College of the Canyons - 2017/2018

This document outlines the professional development plan created for the College of the Canyons 2017/2018 academic year. It shows how College of the Canyons complies with Assembly Bill 2558 which mandates that professional development be provided at every California community college for all employee groups – faculty, classified staff, and management/administrators.

The African American Male Education Network and Development (A²MEND) Organization

eLearning Module Resource Description The Challenge: African American students are facing some of the largest equity gaps in community college. A²MEND was created to improve the equity gap in completion for African American community college students, as well as add professional development opportunities for faculty, staff and administrators. A²MEND Mentee Program The African American Male Education Network and Development Mentor Program provides support, guidance, professional development, and networking opportunities for A²MEND members as well as students enrolled within the community...

Maximizing Professional Development Opportunities by Coordinating Student Equity, 3SP, and Basic Skills

This presentation includes information on integrating professional development across various plans. These include Diversity, Institutional Effectiveness, Student Success, and Basic Skills plans. Other topics covered are The Learning-and-Effectiveness Paradigm, example missions and vision statements and proposed re-organization plan.

ASCCC Professional Development College

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) initiated the Professional Development College (PDC) in 2014 to serve as a comprehensive professional development resource for all faculty, staff, and administrators in the California community colleges. Faculty experts under the direction of the ASCCC design each PDC course to provide timely training that participants can complete at their own convenience. The courses all include expected outcomes and assessments to test the participants’ knowledge after completion of the course. The following courses are available as of January...

Integrated Planning: Adapting Best Practices for your College

Integrated Planning: Adapting Best Practices for your College – January 22, 2016 at Orange Coast College Demands on colleges for creating more and more plans continue to increase. For our colleges to be effective, these plans need to be integrated with each other and with resource allocation, facilities development, student services, curriculum development, course offering plans, hiring and technology procurement. During this workshop, several leading colleges with integrated planning will share best practices they developed and problems encountered in the process. Then, teams from each...