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Staff Development Office News: 9/18/18

18 September 2018

Here’s the latest news from the Staff Development Office. Be sure to check out the activities for Laney’s Latinx History month that kicks off next week and the FACCC‘s conference on academic freedom at BCC!
Want to make suggestions! Email me at staffdevelopmentofficer@peralta.edu.
Weekly Online Office Hours
Online chats on various topics
This Week: 

Classroom Behavior — Cell Phone Use (and other issues)
Thursday, 9/20, 12:15 – 1:15 pm
https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/787346295 or (646) 876-9923. Meeting ID: 787-346-295

Future Conversations: Reading Apprenticeship, Mental Health and Resilience, Starfish, AB705 (accelerated remediation), Running Effective Meetings.

Past Conversations:  Faculty EvaluationsCanvas and turnitin.com integration webinar (video)Column Advancement, Canvas Questions, Classified Professional Development.

Interested in setting up your own Zoom? Go here: https://www.cccconfer.org/

Canvas Discussions
On CoPs and other topics
Enroll with this link (Enroll in Staff DevelopmentCanvas) and then join any of these discussions:
Events, Articles, and Other Resources
Peralta Events:
  • Latinx History Month at Laney (see attached flyer):
    • Th, 9/27, 12:30 – 2 pm. Laney, D-200: “How to Maintain Wellness as a Student and Professional of Color”w/Fernando Flores.
    • Tu, 10/9, 12 – 1:30 pm. Laney Library. Amanda Esteva Reading
  • F, 9/28, BCC: Conference on Academic Freedom
  • Th, 10/25: College Flex Days — See your college professional development committee for more information!
  • F, 11/9, BCC: Solidarity in Mental Health (registration coming soon!)
Outside Events:
RSA Animate:
  • The Power of Network — A great animated talk on networks. How might this might help our district imagine our own networks?

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