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SDO Newsletter: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

25 April 2019

Hello Peralta,
As we wind down the term (with a flurry of meetings, finals, and more meetings), you might want to check out COA’s FabLab like I did during the SDO Office Hour on Maker Spaces with Maria Guzman, and this Thursday we’ll take a closer look at social justice centers, curriculum, and activities!
An Online Conversation on Social Justice in Peralta
with Alicia Caballero-Christenson from Laney College’s Social Justice Center
Thursday, April 25, 12:15 – 1:15 pm
 Ph: 1 646 876 9923; Meeting ID: 960 049 670
Faculty PD Survey To plan for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 term, faculty please take this Staff Development Survey: Staff Development Faculty Survey https://forms.gle/wAqs78Hyt9WVCJKQ8

Administrator and Classified Surveys will be sent out during the next month!

Events, Initiatives, and Everything Else

  • Student Funding Formula webinars can be found on the State Chancellor’s Office
  • Reading Apprenticeship Conference: “Literacy at the Heart of Institutional Change.” Fri., May 3 – Sat., May 4: RSVP Link
Reporting Staff Development Hours (FT Faculty)
Status tracker: 17 full-time faculty reporting thus far on Fall 2018.
 
This beta reporting tool is for Full-Time/Contract Faculty ONLY. Please complete this beta-survey as the Staff Development Office builds appropriate tracking and reporting tools to celebrate and support our work:
Podcasts I’ve been listening to:
Dope Labs: Two Ph.D.s in biology and engineering (TiTi and Zakiya) tackle pop culture topics, like “Cuffing Season” and “Wakanda Forever”, and always bring in an expert to help break down the issue. They’re looking for more experts to help the show, too: Experts Needed
Have a great warm week! Time to get those sandals out of the closet!
Scott

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