District Opening Day

District Opening Day

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre

7:30 a.m.

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast / Meet and Greet
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
  • Bruce Swenson, President, Board of Trustees

FOSTERING excellence in times of change
  • Judy C. Miner, Chancellor

Smithwick TheatRE (MAP)
9:45 A.M. - NOON
applied equity Workshops (click for full descriptions)

9:45 a.m.-noon

  • Answering Y:  Addressing the Campus Behavioral Challenges of Generation Y Students
  • The Antiracism of Anti-Intimidation:  Culturally Relevant Teaching in Mathematics 
  • Engaging Students and Making Classrooms Inclusive:  21 Strategies to Structure Classroom Interactions and Promote Student Success
  • Using Meeting Norms to Foster Inclusive and Effective Meetings
  • Family Engagement Institute - A Community Approach to Advancing Equity
  • Critical Pedagogy:  Student Success Through Intellectual Empowerment in the Classroom
  • Equity Frameworks:  Social Justice Art and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in the Classroom
  • Creating a Welcoming Environment:  A Conversation CafĂ©
  • Immigration Stories - Listening to Learn
  • The Human Library:  District Edition
various foothill college locations (map)
9:45 A.M. - NOON

Session One - 9:45-10:45 a.m.

  • SLOs and the Curriculum Process:  Assessment Aimed at Improvement 
  • Building Assignments/Projects into Your Courses That Students Can Use to Present at the Foothill College Research and Service Leadership Symposium
  • The ATM (Affordable Texts and Materials) Project
  • Starfish Early Alert and Retention:  A Holistic Approach to Student Success
  • AB 705:  What Will It Look Like at Foothill and De Anza in Fall 2018

Session Two - 11:00 a.m.-noon

  • Building Equity:  Creating an Online Student Support Services Ecosystem
  • Our Words Are Our Bond:  Faculty Interests in Reopening the Agreement
  • Infinity Leadership
  • Saving for Retirement with 403(b) and 457(b) Workshop and Introduction to Retirement Manager System for Managing Your Supplemental Retirement Accounts in 403(b) and 457(b)
noon - 1:00 p.m.
hosted Lunch 
campus center PLAZA (Map)