The Staff Resource Center offers professional development through a variety of resources. This database provides a compilation of these resources in multiple types.
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Safe Space Training01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Gayle Pitman & Melissa Hansen. Safe Space is an “LGBTQIA 101” training for faculty, staff, managers and students. You’ll learn how to establish safe, welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA students and staff. You’ll also learn about LGBTQIA culture and the issues our students face. This workshop meets the training requirements for AB 620. (And if you’re not sure what all of the initials stand for, come to the training and learn!)
Safe Space Training - Fall 201605/2016Flex/PD - FallPresented by Gayle Pitman & Melissa Hansen.Safe Space is an “LGBTQIA 101” training for faculty, staff, managers and students. You’ll learn how to establish safe, welcoming spaces for LGBTQIA students and staff. You’ll also learn about LGBTQIA culture and the issues our students face. This workshop meets the training requirements for AB 620. (And if you’re not sure what all of the initials stand for, come to the training and learn!)
Safe Space: Serving students who are LGBT - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 21, 2014. Presented by Derrick Wydick and Tom Cappelletti. Join us for a Safe Space training that helps establish SCC as an LGBT-friendly campus. New information will be included on state/federal laws, guidelines and ideas related to working with a diverse group of LGBT students and allies.
Safety in the Learning Environment - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Annette Barfield. Safety in the Learning Environment. What are threatening behaviors? What are disruptive behaviors?How to assess to assess these behaviors? What is the campus CIT committee?
Safety in the Work Environment10/2014Flex/PD - FallNovember 6, 2014. As many of you know there is “new” negotiated contract language pertaining to Article 21 “Work Environment Safety”. In this workshop we will discuss this new language and how it relates to faculty. Please Join Captain Valerie Cox (LRCCD) and Annette Barfield (LRCFT) for an overview of this topic.
Safety in the Work Environment: Threat Assessment (Spring 2015)03/2015Flex/PD - SpringSafety in the Work Environment: Threat Assessment, April 24, 2015.
SARS Alert Early Assistance08/2016Articles and PublicationsSARS Alert Early Assistance - General information sheet.
SARS ALERT Training on the Student Early Assistance Referral System09/2015Flex/PD - FallSacramento City College is committed to student success and retention. Early Assistance is a tool that allows us to identify students who are having academic difficulties and connect them with services to help them be successful. An overview of how SARS Alert works will help faculty and staff with the appropriate referral for students for their ultimate success.
SARS Alert- A Student Early Assistance Referral System08/2014Flex/PD - FallSacramento City College is committed to student success and retention. This workshop is an orientation to the Early Assistance system. It is a tool that allows us to identify students who are having academic difficulties and connect them with services to help them be successful. Once you understand the system and need user assistance or have any technical questions or need additional technical assistance with the Early Assistance System, please contact Computer Services at (916) 558-2222. However, for assistance completing the referral form, please contact the Dean of Counseling at (916) 558-2289 User guide can be found here: http://sarsalert.scc.losrios.edu/sarsalert\Early_Alert-Early_Assistance_Guide.pdf
SCC Coordinator Semester Check-In03/2015Flex/PD - SpringAs a coordinator and/or committee member, you are invited to contribute to sustaining a college-wide dialogue over types of professional development as it reaches to our various counter tops of service. This opportunity allows the SRC to plan college wide. Inclusivity across the campus builds collaboration.
SCC Educational Master Plan Update01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Debra Crumpton, Ginni May, and Mary Turner. Join the Academic Senate President, Department Chairs Council Chair, and Vice President of Instruction for a review of the draft Educational Master Plan. The EMP has been significantly revised and now includes planning information from each of the instructional divisions and departments as well as the Centers. This is your opportunity to review the document and provide input.
SCC Jeopardy - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Adrian Chevraux-FitzHugh and members of the PRIE Committee. Impress all of your colleagues with your college knowledge and maybe you can also be the winner who walks away with a new car… or gift certificate for coffee… or whatever the budget allows. We hope to see you there for a crash course before the accreditation visit and for some stimulating fun.
SCC Jeopardy - Fall 2015 Semester08/2015Flex/PD - FallSeptember 24, 2015. Impress all of your colleagues with your college knowledge and maybe you can also be the winner who walks away with a new car… or gift certificate for coffee… or whatever the budget allows. We hope to see you there for a crash course before the accreditation visit and for some stimulating fun.
SCC Learning Skills & Tutoring Center - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Loretta Richard & Sanda Valcu. This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the services provided by the Learning Skills & Tutoring Center, including the process for recruiting & hiring peer tutors and peer Beacon tutors.
SCC Scholars Program (Part I) - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 21, 2014. Presented by Angie Lambert, Holly Piscopo, Deb Luff, and Debbie Van Sickle. An informative presentation aimed at the entire school population. The SCC Scholars programs is designed to combine efforts in instruction, student services, and supplemental instruction in basic skills level courses.
SCC Scholars Program (Part II) - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 21, 2014. Presented by Angie Lambert, Holly Piscopo, Deb Luff, and Debbie Van Sickle. The second hour will be a working/planning session for the teams but all are welcome to attend.
SCC Scholars Program (Part III) - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 21, 2014. Presented by Angie Lambert, Holly Piscopo, Deb Luff, and Debbie Van Sickle. The third hour is for our traditional Math Instructor and their Student Instructional Assistants (SIAs).
SCC Web Style Guide - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2014. Presented by Don Button. The new SCC Website/Digital Content Style Guide has been designed to clearly communicate and explain the various aspects of the college's brand and ensure that all elements are used consistently and effectively to promote the college and its mission.
SCC's 2014-15 Student Success and Support Program Plan (SSSP) and Budget09/2014Flex/PD - FallThis workshop is designed to share the college’s SSSP Plan and Budget with the college community. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback for the college’s plan. This information is due to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office on October 17, 2014.
Screencasting: Lecture is always better 2nd (or 3rd) time around03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 28, 2014. Workshop will provide participants with an overview of existing screencasting apps for the iPad and Android tablets. Presenter will share best practices for producing your own screencasts. Legal and practical tips will also be shared. Come learn how incredibly easy it is to produce your own screencasts!
Searching the Library: Tips & Tricks01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Jeff Karlsen. Library collections, and the tools we use to find them, have been changing in the past few years. Out with the Library Catalog, and in with OneSearch; ebooks encroaching; and links to SCC-owned content popping up in sites like Google Scholar and PubMed. How do you make the most of this abundance? Whether you’re new to SCC or just looking for some new tricks, this workshop is for you.
Self Defense Demonstration02/2015Flex/PD - SpringThe Los Rios Police Department presents Self Defense Demonstrations by Beda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Please join us for an informational session and to learn more about the RAD (rape, aggression, defense) training that we offer.
Sex+City: A Week of Sex-Positive Fun & Education03/2014Flex/PD - FallA week of sex-positive activities at SCC.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training04/2015Flex/PD - SpringTwo (2) live Sexual Harassment Prevention trainings will be held at Sacramento City College. This is a one (1) hour training. The training is good for two years. If you receive this training in 2015, your next Sexual Harassment Prevention training will need to be updated in 2017.
Show Me The Money: Helping Students Win Scholarship Awards01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Patti Redmond. Sacramento City College awards over $100,000.00 annually to students through scholarship awards. The criteria varies according to GPA, major, citizenship, financial need, cultural background, community service, and much more. We can help students learn about this “free money”, navigate the process and write stronger applications. We can also write stronger recommendations for them. Join Patti as she helps you help students win awards that will help support their academic goals.
Six Ways to Promote a Positive Learning Environment01/2018Articles and PublicationsDuring the past 10 years, my colleagues and I have observed a steady increase in specific behaviors that create conflict in our classrooms.
Skin in the Game05/2016Articles and PublicationsColleges should be on some sort of financial hook when their students don’t succeed, writes Carlo Salerno, but why are we pushing for policies to accomplish what's already occurring?
SLO Assessment System - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Jarom Burbano, Ginni May, and Maria Regalado. A new online SLO Assessment system has been created to make it easier for faculty to maintain course level SLO assessment data and for SLO reporters to have access to this information to do ProLo assessment. Additionally, this system will be used for GELOs, ISLOs, SSALOs, and SSGLO assessment.
SLO Fall Flex Workshops09/2014Flex/PD - FallThe aim of the workshop is to provide ongoing support for SLO assessment efforts, questions, and concerns of faculty and staff across the college community. Important roles for this group include facilitating communication on ProLos, GeLos, and SLOs at all levels while helping to integrate SLO efforts across divisions. 12:00 to 1:00 PM on 9/10, 9/24, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, and 12/10.
Small Changes in Teaching: Giving Them a Say05/2016Articles and PublicationsThree ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control
Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class03/2016Articles and PublicationsDon’t waste them trying to cram in eight more points or call out as many reminders as possible
Small-Scale Mining, Clarifying Property Rights, & Political Conflict in the Central African Republic03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 6, 2014. Mr. Armel Nganzi Kopialo, director of Property Rights & Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) Project (USAID), Central African Republic.
So You Want to Write a Children's Book? - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Gayle Pitman. Come to a workshop and get some tips on the craft of writing children's books, and learn about the nuts and bolts of the publication process. This will be an interactive session, with time for Q&A at the end.
Sociology Department Flex01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Nicholas Miller. Sociology faculty will meet to discuss department initiatives.
Sociology Department Meeting (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 15, 2015. We will be discussing pedagogy focusing on student success as well as effective online teaching strategies. This is open to Sociology department members, inclusive of adjunct and full time.
Socrates Demystified for Curriculum Developers, Program Reviewers, and Department Chairs01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Dyan Pease, Brett Thomas, Renee Medina, Patti Harris-Jenkins, and Laurie Perry. Is your department completing a program review next fall? Are you a new or not-so-new department chair responsible for overseeing curriculum changes in your department? Are you planning to create a new course, update, or revise a course or program but you are not sure where to start? Come to this open lab, hands-on workshop, and get one-on-one guidance from our campus Socrates experts. Besides helping you figure out Socrates, we can also help your department develop a plan for completing the daunting task of reviewing every course and program outline in your department!
SOCRATES Open Lab for Program Review and Curriculum Development - Fall 2016 Flex05/2016Flex/PD - FallPresented by Dyan Pease, Renee Medina, and Patricia Harris-Jenkinson.Join us for open lab time where you can work on your program review or other curriculum development projects with curriculum experts in the room to help and guide you. The curriculum chair, the distance education subcommittee chair, and the prerequisite/co-requisite/advisory chair will be available to answer questions about how to maneuver in SOCRATES. In addition, the curriculum experts can help you identify areas in your outlines that may need further development. Bring your questions about SOCRATES, Program Review, and general curriculum development and get answers!
SSSP Plan and SEqP Plan: Yes You Want to Know More04/2015Flex/PD - SpringThis workshop will provide background on the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Program (SEqP), including the funding guidelines, challenges, opportunities, and an update on the status of implementation here at Sacramento City College.
SSSP Plan and SEqP Plan: Yes You Want to Know More! - Summer 201505/2015Flex/PD - SummerMay 15 and June 9, 2015. Presented by Aiden Ely, this workshop will provide background on the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Program (SEqP), including the funding guidelines, challenges, opportunities, and an update on the status of implementation here at Sacramento City College.
SSSP Update: Implementation of Systems for the First Time in College Students03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 10, 2014: 12-1pm. Come learn about some of the new interventions for at-risk students we’ve piloted (probation workshops, dismissal workshops, an invigorated approach to early alert). This workshop is for all personnel.
State Spending on Higher Education Has Inched Upward. But Most Public Colleges Can’t Celebrate01/2018Articles and PublicationsState appropriations for higher education increased nominally over the last year, according to an annual survey. But the small rise and wide variations across the nation underscore why many public colleges still have reason to fret about their states’ economies.
STEM Educators Can No Longer Be Apolitical07/2018Articles and PublicationsThe new social contract calls for us to adapt to the reality that data and discovery challenge people’s worldview.
Strategies for Creating a Successful Online Classroom07/2018Articles and PublicationsOnline learning presents new challenges beyond those of a traditional classroom because students must become more responsible for their learning. Many learners are unfamiliar with the online learning environment, which may include unfamiliar technology, isolation from instructors and university staff, and a lack of face-to-face interaction other learners. As online instructors, we must give additional attention to strategies that will keep our learners engaged, create a successful learning environment, and provide a rewarding learning experience where learners feel supported, valued, and connected.
Stress Management - Turning a Weakness into a Strength - Summer 201406/2014Flex/PD - SummerTuesday, June 24, 2014. 10am-11am. SCC Nurse Jeff Christian will guide participants as they learn how to manage stress in the workplace, turning a potential weakness into an awesome strength.
Stress Management, Office Yoga, and Henna Art01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Tasneem Sah & Eduardo Rea. The workshop will provide stress management techniques, team building exercises, stretches for at your desk and in your office, and an opportunity to get adorned with henna art as part of a team building exercise.
STRS Retirement Workshop09/2014Flex/PD - FallPlease join us for our semi-annual STRS Retirement Workshop to be held at the District Office Board Room. This workshop will contain presentations on the Los Rios Retiree Medical Program, STRS Retirement and Social Security.* There will also be time available for questions. To register for this workshop,please e-mail Kris Kurk in the Employee Benefits Department at email@example.com.
Student Discipline and Safety at SCC Flow Chart10/2014Articles and PublicationsStudent Discipline and Safety at SCC Flow Chart___FINAL_.pdf
Student Equity and Student Success and Support 2015-16 Plans Workshop09/2015Flex/PD - FallSeptember 10 & 11, 2015. Presented by Debra Luff and Aiden Ely, this workshop is an opportunity for the campus community to receive current information about the status of SCC’s 2015-16 Student Equity and SSSP plans.
Student Grievances01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Annette Barfield.
Student Learning: Engagement and Participation (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 15, 2015. In a round-table forum, a discussion will focus on two articles and how faculty and staff might collaborate to offer professional development to each other regarding these subject matters: A) Community College Students Face a Very Long Road to Graduation. B) Is It Time to Rethink How We Grade Participation? C) Attendance & Participation Rubric Article links and digital handouts are available on the Professional Development data base. These will be presented during the workshop. The Los Rios Google Apps system will be used. After the discussion, participants are certainly invited to download any and/or all the documents for your own use and feedback to the participants as contributions to this project will grow.
Student Success 360 - Fall 2014 Flex05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 21, 2014. Presented by Norman Lorenz. This event will be a group discussion, similar to the spring 2014 Student Success Charette activity, in which three or more facilitators will lead a discussion about improving student success at SCC.
Study Abroad 2015-2016 Information Session01/2016Flex/PD - FallLearn about studying in Florence, Italy in Spring 2016. Join us to learn about destination options, eligibility, financial aid, courses, and more.
Study Abroad Barcelona Information Session03/2015Flex/PD - SpringThis meeting will focus on our program to Barcelona, Spain in Fall 2015. I will also have information on our programs to London and Florence this summer, and Florence again for Spring 2016.
Study Abroad Information Sessions: 2015-201609/2015Flex/PD - FallLearn about studying in Florence, Italy in Spring. Join us to learn about destination options, eligibility, financial aid, courses, and more!
Study Abroad Information Sessions: Fall 2014 Paris04/2014Flex/PD - FallOn behalf of the International Studies Program, come and learn about the opportunity to study in Paris during Fall 2014 Semester.
Study Says Art Makes You Mentally Healthier Even If You're Not Good At It08/2016Articles and PublicationsNot only is there a possibility that you might like it, but also a possibility of making you mentally healthier. Yes, you heard it – mentally healthier.
Study Says Art Makes You Mentally Healthier, Even If You’re Not Good At It09/2016Articles and PublicationsNot all of us are artists. But all of us can paint, sculpt, draw, sketch, and do some forms of an artsy thing, on varying levels. Some of us are just naturally more gifted than others, but it doesn’t matter. If you enjoy it, do it. You really don’t have to make a living out of it, and if you are unsure as to whether you might enjoy it, still do it. Not only is there a possibility that you might like it, but also a possibility of making you mentally healthier. Yes, you heard it – mentally healthier.
Summer 2014 Professional Development Program Satisfaction Survey Results09/2014Surveys and Survey ResultsResults from the Summer 2014 Professional Development Program Satisfaction Survey.
Supporting Underprepared Students: How to Overcome the Remediation Challenge (Live Webinar)02/2015Flex/PD - SpringIn this session, the presenter will describe the academic and co-curricular program components that led to outcomes for program participants that consistently exceed those of their peers – including those who require no developmental education upon entering college. In doing so, webinar participants will be offered the opportunity to reflect on what their institutions are currently doing to address the challenges associated with remediation
Sustainability Summit01/2016Flex/PD - SpringStaff from all four campuses who are interested in sustainability planning will be meeting at the start of the semester.
Sutter Health Plus and Western Health Advantage Informational Workshop03/2015Flex/PD - SpringNow that you’ve been covered by Sutter Health Plus (SHP) or Western Health Advantage (WHA) for a few months, you may have lingering or new questions you’d like to have answered. Well, here’s your chance! On Monday, March 9th, we are hosting 1-hour information sessions for all current SHP and WHA participants. Representatives from both SHP and WHA will be presenting. Come to one of these workshops to learn about their networks including sites that are similar to Kaiser’s “one-stop shopping” model, how to navigate these new systems, referrals, etc., and have your questions answered.