Flex Day - October 12, 2022
We are excited to share a wide range of engaging and illuminating sessions for this upcoming Flex Day. Join us for breakfast and lunch on campus, and consider the option to attend some sessions in-person if you prefer. For more information, contact Ellen Young (email@example.com).
HYBRID sessions are hosted in-person. Participants may either join in-person or participate via zoom. Look for the room location and Zoom meeting ID under "Location" in the session description.
IN-PERSON sessions will only list a room location.
PRESENTEDVIA ZOOM sessions ar hosted via zoom. Participants may attend via zoom or opt to go to the assigned classroom to view a live-stream of the session.
A NOTE ON TIMING:
Some sessions overlap in time. Please be sure to check the details of each session before confirming your registration.
Breakfast with Colleagues and Opening Session (8:00 am - 9:30 am)
Breakfast with Colleagues
Join your colleagues for grab & go breakfast before the opening session.
College Hour: Updates on Six Key Initiatives from the 2022-2027 Educational Master Plan
Meeting ID: 836 8499 9196
Morning Sessions (9:45 am - 10:45 am)
Incorporating Transfer Awareness in Your Curriculum
Meeting ID: 874 401 75734
Share ideas about creating assignments that increase student awareness of transfer possibilities and how to find out information about transfer.
Community of Practice: Retention Efforts on Campus
Meeting ID: 861 916 36181
Communities of Practice (CoP) are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do, and through interaction and collaboration, learn how to do what they do better... This Community of Practice discussion will highlight the retention efforts that are taking place and the Communication, Connections and Community building that go into supporting students in the completion of their educational goals.
Making Equity Real: Supporting Students with Experience in Foster Care
This workshop will begin by reviewing trauma, its impact on learning and behavior, and some of the shared vulnerabilities foster youth experience... The session will then discuss particular themes that arise when looking at the experiences of at-risk, minoritized, and/or vulnerable populations, such as the fluidity of fear, coming out (disclosure), and resiliency. Participants will then learn about trauma-informed classroom practices that can be implemented to facilitate learning. The workshop will conclude by discussing joy, connection, and allyship. After attending, participants will be able to identify and implement practical tips for fostering a trauma-informed approach in learning settings. Trauma-informed practices are instrumental in ensuring all learners and participants gain access to educational material and provided resources.
Morning Break (10:45 am - 11 am)
Morning Sessions II (11 am - 12 pm)
Zero-Cost Pathways: Updates from Sacramento and Next Steps
This session will also be live-streaming in 23-205
In 2021, the California State Budget included $115 million for zero-cost pathways at the California Community Colleges. The State Chancellor's Office has now outlined the various funding phases... which includes both guaranteed money for each college and competitive grants for larger program planning. What does that mean for Cañada? Come find out! Ask questions, and see how you can help build zero-textbook-cost pathways that lead to ADTs and Certificates.
Student First Course Schedule--Course modalities
Meeting ID: 833 752 22244
One of the important elements of creating a student-first course schedule is course modality... In this workshop, we will share with you (a) the analysis of our course modality, (b) how instructional deans worked with faculty to determine various modality to meet student needs, and (c) how we meet students’ needs. Please come to join us and have conversation with us!
Lunch (12 pm - 12:45 pm)
Lunch in the Grove
Join your colleagues for grab & go lunch with vegetarian option. Outdoor seating is available
Afternoon Sessions I
Faculty Issues, Rights and Contract Negotiations
Meeting ID: 813 945 35311
The AFT 1493 Cañada Chapter invites Faculty to connect with their union representatives to share work-related issues, discuss our rights in the workplace and hear updates on current contract negotiations.
Your Input Needed! College Equity Action Planning, 2022-2025
This session will also be live streaming in 23-105
The college is updating its 3-year CCCCO Student Equity and Achievement (SEA) Program Plan and we need your input and feedback. Learn more about the SEA Program and how it fits with our larger equity and antiracism efforts at Cañada... Collaborate together to help set priorities for the next three years - what’s on our plate, what’s missing? Outcomes: · Learn about progress-to-date on SEAP (Student Equity & Achievement Program) & College Equity Plan, 2022-2025. · Share specific input & feedback for incorporation into our college equity / SEAP plans. · Help build shared vision / priorities for future equity & antiracism work.
Domestic Violence Awareness
This session will also be live-streaming in 23-203
During this global pandemic, we've seen a large uptick in domestic abuse. Covid has brought on many new challenges for survivors of Domestic abuse, such as additional forms of isolation, trauma, distress, substance abuse and negative economic impacts... This presentation can assist in recognizing additional layers of stressors, and skills that can help support survivors with a trauma-informed lens. We also look deeper into tech-enabled abuse, one of the newest and most harmful forms of IPV. We breakdown the various components and share what to look out for in the ever-evolving world of technology. CORA: Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse https://www.corasupport.org/
California Virtual Campus Webinar: Online Course Design Accessibility
This session will also be live streaming in 23-103
Click "Read More" to see Session Description Topic 1: Universal Design for Learning & Canvas Presenter: Jared Stein – Vice President, Global Education Strategy/Higher Education, Instructure Description: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can improve teaching and learning in higher education. UDL is a teaching approach that focuses on the needs and abilities of all learners and eliminates unnecessary hurdles in the learning process. Jared will share UDL’s innovative best practices for Canvas and global learning and explore UDL approaches that different users can take–faculty, administrators, and staff. He will also discuss the current status of Canvas accessibility and Instructure’s roadmap for the year ahead. Topic 2: Statewide Accessibility Resource Round-Up Presenter: Dawn Okinaka – Director, California Community Colleges Accessibility Center Description: Join us for a “speed dating” version of discovering the amazing resources and support available from the CCC Accessibility Center for all community colleges in California! The CCC Accessibility Center proactively assesses the CCC system’s web and information technology accessibility needs and offers services, guidance, and technical assistance to help colleges in realizing an accessible technology environment. Diversity and inclusion are core values embraced by the California Community Colleges. Creating online courses that are accessible positively impacts all students, especially individuals with disabilities, offering greater opportunities for engagement and participation in the pursuit of lifelong learning. Topics will include current and new tools, services, and resources. Learn More Here: https://cvc.edu/event/cvc-online-course-design-accessibility-webinar-series-session-1-lets-start-with-universal-design-for-learning-statewide-resources/
Afternoon Sessions II
CSEA Know your Contract
Meeting ID: Coming Soon!
Classified employees are afforded many basic rights by law or through collective bargaining. Learn about your rights on the job and what you can do to protect yourself. The emphasis of CSEA’s Know Your Rights training workshop is to assist members in detecting violations of the law and their collective bargaining agreements.
Afternoon Coffee and Treats at the Library: See What the Library can do for You and Your Students
Come to the Library to tour the library space. Learn about services and resources that support student learning including free student printing. Or kick back and explore our growing comics collection and comfortable study spaces. Beverages and treats will be available.
Title IX - What's that got to do with me?
This session will also be live-streaming in 23-205
EVERYTHING!!! Come learn what you need to know about Title IX and your reporting obligations. In this one-hour informative session, you will learn reporting requirements and the Title IX process.