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Professional Development

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2016/ 2017 Flex forms are due Friday June 16, 2017



Being ADA Compliant in the Classroom

March 14, 2017 12:30-1:30pm, LA Mission College (Eagle's Nest)

Presenters: Adrian Gonzalez and Adam Serda (DSPS)

No registration required.



What is Motivation? How Can You Increase Student Motivation and Student Success?

March 16, 2017,12:30-2:00, at LA Mission College, Arroyo Room

Presenter: Dr. Helena Seli

What is motivation, how can you increase student motivation and through that, support student success? In this workshop, we will address the underlying psychological factors that bring forth motivated behaviors such as self-efficacy, value and attributions. We will also discuss specific strategies that you can use to increase student motivation, persistence and ultimately, their success. 

Registration is encouraged, but not required. To register, visit: What is Motivation?



What is Canvas? How to Use Canvas as an Enhancement for your Course

March 20, 2017, at LA Mission College, CMS122

1:30 - 3:00PM

Presenter: Karen Crozer

To register, visit: MARCH 20



How to Create Accessible Word Documents

March 21, 2017, at LA Mission College, LRC234

Presenter: Adrian Gonzalez (DSPS)

No registration required.



What is Canvas? How to Use Canvas as an Enhancement for your Course

March 21, 2017, at LA Mission College, CMS122

3:30 - 5:00PM

Presenter: Yoon Yun

To register, visit: MARCH 21


Habits of Mind for Developmental Math

March 24, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm at Cerritos College. 

This introductory workshop provides an orientation to a Habits of Mind framework for supporting students in Developmental Math courses.  Topics include Hope, Growth Mindset, Grit, and Mental Dispositions/Habits needed for success. The practical application of these concepts will be explored, exchanged and generated in this interactive professional learning session.

To register, visit: HOM-Developmental Math.  



What is Canvas? How to Use Canvas as an Enhancement for your Course

March 25, 2017, at LA Mission College, CMS122

8:00 - 9:30AM

Presenter: Carole Akl

To register, visit: MARCH 25



How to Create Accessible PDFs

March 28, 2017, at LA Mission College, LRC234

Presenter: Adrian Gonzalez (DSPS)

No registration required


Tutor Expo 2017 (Southern California)

March 31 and April 1, 2017 at Pasadena City College.

This two-day conference, by and for tutors and other educators, showcases effective practices in tutoring, supplemental instruction, and a wide variety of learning assistance programs and services within the California Community Colleges. Teams of tutors, faculty, staff, and administration are welcome.

To register, visit: Tutor Expo-So Cal.  


Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop

March 31, 2017, 8:30am-3:00pm at Shasta College. Reading Apprenticeship (RA) helps teachers support students across the disciplines and levels to become motivated, strategic, and critical readers, thinkers, and writers, to develop positive literacy identities, and to engage with challenging academic texts.

To register, visit: Intro to RA-Shasta.



Tutor Expo 2017 (Northern California)

April 10, 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm at San Joaquin Delta College. Presentations will address topics such as tutor training, faculty-tutor collaboration, supplemental instruction, online tutoring, discipline-specific tutoring, program development, and many more. The theme for this conference will be “Equity,” and we encourage proposals to interpret this theme broadly.

To register, visit: Nor Cal Tutor Expo.



Reading Apprenticeship: Reading Strategies to Support Active Learning and Promote Critical Thinking in the Classrooms

April 14 2017, 8:00am-12:00pm, LA Mission College (Arroyo Room)

Presenter: Nika Hogan (College National Coordinator, Reading Apprenticeship), Pasadena City College

To register, visit: Reading Apprenticeship



Problem- or Project-Based Learning: Strategies to Apply in the Classrooms/Labs to Promote Knowledge-Based Learning

April 28, 2017, 8:00am-12:00pm, LA Mission College (Arroyo Room)

Presenter: Wendy Murawski (Executive Director and Eisner Endowed Chair for the Center for Teaching and Learning), CSUN

To register, visit: Learning