SCC NEWS THIS WEEK:
Thanks to everyone who participated in Sacramento City College’s Spring 2015 Flex & Convocation Week Professional Development Series! A huge THANK YOU to all of our presenters, attendees, and facilitator’s. We would love to get your feedback regarding the professional development, flex, and Convocation events.
Therefore, if you haven’t already participated in offering your feedback, in the spirit of continuous improvement, please follow the link below to submit your opinions. The survey participation due date is Friday, January 30.
For faculty that are required to report your professional development through flex obligation, here is the link to the form. Save it to your documents folder, then complete, print, sign, scan (or physical turn in) and e-mail a copy into your dean’s office by April 15, 2015.
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Distance Education, Web-Based, and Handouts from Spring 2015 Flex Week Workshops (Anytime)
A Student Engagement Model: A Flipped Classroom Model Using Montessori Pedogogical Instructional Strategies in a Five Step Process of Course Delivery for Implications On Student Success
Tools Beyond the Classroom: How You Can Help Students Succeed in Your Class When Crisis Hits (Flex Thursday)
CONVOCATION, Spring 2015 Highlights
Here are the highlights of Convocation, including the President’s message, the Chancellor’s Keynote, and the Accreditation Self-Evaluation Open Forum Presentation and Review Draft links…
- A Look Back at Sacramento City College and preparation for the 100 year anniversary
- Accomplishments over the last year, 2014
- A look ahead at Accreditation
- The Spring Convocation Presentation
- Tom Hanks’ opinion piece in the New York Times—a California community college “made me what I am today”
- A fact sheet regarding President Obama’s “America’s College Promise Proposal” to make community college more accessible and affordable
Here are the links to the 2015 Accreditation REVIEW DRAFTS. If you have any questions or feedback, please click the link and e-mail us!
Sacramento City College Student Success
Teaching, Learning, and Service Charette Guides:
Institutional Plans for Student Success
The Early Alert Referral System & Counseling Crisis Intervention Services
SARS is a student referral system for educators across campus. The referral provides students needing assistance beyond the scope of the classroom with appropriate resources that can contribute to student engagement, retention, persistence, academic progress, and completion. The results can lead to student success! Please communicate with the student and refer her/him if you feel she/he could benefit from these resources.
As faculty and staff members, you may encounter various crises that require urgent attention. You are in a prime position to come into contact with a student who would benefit from prompt counseling assistance for personal or mental health problems.
Distressed behaviors are often emotional but not necessarily disruptive. If you have a student experiencing any of the following, informing the student about available assistance through the Counseling Center may be helpful.
IN THE NEWS:
The New York Times
The Chronicle for Higher Education
Inside Higher Education
College Planning & Management
Community College Journal
Announcing… the new HR Training web page!
The Employee Training and Staff Development web pages are now consolidated into just this one Employee Training web page. With everything in one place, it’s easier to find and access the most updated training documents and information.
Some of the links are not active yet, but they will be activated as soon as the content is developed and uploaded.
How to find it without the link:
- Go to losrios.edu
- All other links require secure login – click here to enter
- Human Resources
- Employee Training
If you have suggestions about things to add or things to have available under multiple classifications, please let Valerie Carrigan know at the district office at 916.568.3106 or at email@example.com.
Morgana Bailey has been hiding her true self for 16 years. In a brave talk, she utters four words that might not seem like a big deal to some, but to her have been paralyzing. Why speak up? Because she’s realized that her silence has personal, professional and societal consequences. In front of an audience of her co-workers, she reflects on what it means to fear the judgment of others, and how it makes us judge ourselves.
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
Good Teachers Make Good Leaders
January 26-Feb 1, 2015
Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
On behalf of the Staff Resource Center, our advice, plan accordingly, and give yourself an inspiring week!
Staff Resource Center