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Monday, September 16
 

8:00am

Breakfast
Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, bananas, apples, pastries, coffee, tea, juice, water

Monday September 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am
Gym (Bldg. 20)

8:30am

Presidential Presentation
Speakers

Monday September 16, 2019 8:30am - 9:45am
Gym (Bldg. 20)

9:45am

Break
Monday September 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am
N/A

10:00am

VP Showcase
Speakers

Monday September 16, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am
Gym (Bldg. 20)

10:30am

Strategic Planning and Working Lunch
Lunch: Taco bar: seasoned ground beef, seasoned chicken, flour/corn tortillas, seasoned black beans, Spanish rice, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, salsa, sour cream

Monday September 16, 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
Gym (Bldg. 20)

12:30pm

Break/Leftover Food Distribution
Bring your own container to take home leftovers from breakfast and lunch. Leftovers will be distributed at the concession stand next to the main gym. 

Monday September 16, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Gym (Bldg. 20)

1:00pm

Student Affairs College Roundtables
Learning outcomes:
  • Self-assess previous knowledge gaps related to areas and programs at TCC.
  • Contact key personnel related to the areas and programs involved in Student Affairs.
  • Describe areas and programs that were formerly unfamiliar or unknown to you.


Monday September 16, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Gym (Bldg. 20)

2:30pm

Breakout Session : Safety
Learning outcomes:
  • Describe the importance of safety to the work we do at TCC.
  • Identify campus building numbers and parking lot letters.
  • Describe and set up Omnilert. 
  • Follow safety procedures in the event of an earthquake, lockdown, evacuation, or other emergency situation.
  • Faculty: Explain safety procedures to students by using a safety checklist the first week of each quarter.

Speakers

Monday September 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm
16-106

2:30pm

Breakout Session: Becoming an EDI Scientist, Not an EDI Judge
Learning outcomes:
  • Define EDI.
  • Compare and contrast a "scientist" to a "judge".
  • Explore what it means to have an institutional culture of EDI Scientists.


Monday September 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm
9-101/109

2:30pm

Breakout Session: Climate Change in Tacoma
Learning outcomes:
  • List and describe forecasted effects of climate change for the Tacoma area.
  • Explain why it's important for TCC and Tacoma to focus on sustainability and climate change.
  • List and describe how individual level actions and community level actions can help address the negative effects of climate change on our community.

Speakers

Monday September 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Senate Room

2:30pm

Breakout Session: Introduction to Nonviolent Communication
Learning outcomes:
  • Become familiar with translating the language of blame, judgment and criticism into the language of self-accountability.
  • Begin to develop a vocabulary of authentic feeling.
  • Start to connect with the universal human needs/values that are being met, or not met, in any situation or interaction.
  • Practice making clear requests, free from demands.


Monday September 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm
13-124/125

3:45pm

Break
Monday September 16, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm
N/A

4:00pm

Foundation Social Hour
Enjoy the company of your TCC colleagues. 

Sponsors

Monday September 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Japanese Friendship Garden (Art Gallery if raining)

4:00pm

Scavenger Hunt
​​​​Learning outcomes:
  • Identify buildings on campus.
  • State at least three interesting facts about TCC.

Speakers

Monday September 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Japanese Friendship Garden
 
Tuesday, September 17
 

8:30am

All Faculty Meeting




Tuesday September 17, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Gym (Bldg. 20)

10:00am

Break
Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
N/A

10:15am

Breakout Session : Teaching and Learning: Interconnected conversations
Learning outcomes:
  • Discuss teaching and learning with other professors in your discipline
  • Discuss teaching and learning with professors outside your discipline
  • Improve your teaching and learning practice by applying at least one idea from the discussions


Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
Senate Room

10:15am

Breakout Session: Equity by Design: practicing culturally responsive instructional design
Learning outcomes:
  • Define Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT).
  • Explain the connection between CRT, rigor, and independent learning.
  • Identify personal instructional approach.
  • Design culturally responsive learning.

Speakers

Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
L1

10:15am

Breakout Session: Reading Apprenticeship: Strategy, engagement, and equity
Learning outcomes:
  • Compare and contrast the Reading Apprenticeship training opportunities offered at TCC in 2019/2020 (self-paced online course; FLC Book Club, class visits or informal consultations with Danielle (online) and Alisa (face-to-face)).
  • Synthesize their knowledge of Reading Apprenticeship philosophy and strategy with their own course content to create a plan to embed one Reading Apprenticeship strategy in their courses for Fall 2019.
  • Identify one element of the Reading Apprenticeship philosophy (or one specific Reading Apprenticeship strategy) that could increase equity 



Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
16-106

10:15am

Breakout Session: Teaching Equity through the lens of sustainability across the curriculum
Learning objectives:
  • Explain how social justice and climate change relates to Sustainability in the context of the “3Es” and equity
  • Explain the process for getting a class on the list of Sustainability Distinction Pathway approved classes
  • Develop a course learning outcome that would qualify the class for the list of approved Tier II classes for the Sustainability Distinction pathway
  • Use examples of sustainability/equity/climate change learning activities to design/tailor an activity or lesson for their own class that focuses on climate change/sustainability/equity in the context of their discipline


Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
10-001

11:45am

Break
Tuesday September 17, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
N/A

12:00pm

College Potluck/Committee Recruitment
  • Identify at least one committee you could join.
  • Enjoy a meal with your colleagues!
  • Feel super full from all of the delicious food!
Sign up to bring a dish here. Contact Kristen Lawson (klawson@tacomacc.edu) if you would like your committee to have a table at the potluck. 


Tuesday September 17, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
9-101/109

1:00pm

RAD Training
Learning outcome:
  • To develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to women who are attacked.
Pre-registration required; Contact Misty (mhadfield@tacomacc.edu) for details. You must attend all three sessions to complete the training.


Tuesday September 17, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
20-105

1:00pm

Division/Department Meetings
AHSS
  • Division Meeting: 1-2pm in L2
  • Department Meetings: 2-3pm
    • Art: F2 Lunch Room
    • Music: 19-36
    • Political Science/Sociology/Anthropology: 17-3
    • Psychology/History: L2
    • World Languages: F2 Conference Room
C&TS
  • Division Meeting: 1-2:30pm in 9-101/109
  • Department Meetings: 
    • ABE: 2:30-3:30pm in 12-140
    • AESL/EAP: 2:30-3:30pm in 12-150
    • Dev. Studies: 3:30-4:30pm in 12-240
    • Written and Oral Com.: 3:30-4:30pm in 12-250
HBPS
  • Division Meeting: 1-2pm in 13-122
  • Business Faculty Meeting: 2:15-3:15pm in 16-219
  • Business-Transfer Faculty Meeting: 2:15-3:15pm in F1 conference rm.
  • Business Chair Meeting: 3:15-4:15pm in 16-219
  • Nursing Meeting: 2:15-5pm in 13-120
MSE
  • Division Meeting: 1-2pm in L1
  • Department Meetings: 2:15-3:15pm
    • Math: 12-130
    • BEECh: 15-220
    • CAPE: 15-106
  • Discipline/Workgroup Meetings: 3:30-4:30pm
    • Engineering: 15-106
    • Physics: 15-201
    • Computer Science: 15-202
    • Biology: 15-301
    • Math - Logistics: 12-150
    • Math - Student Support/MARC: 12-130
    • Math - Faculty Support/Communications: 12-140
    • Math - Research: 12-230

Tuesday September 17, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Multiple Locations (Click to View)
 
Wednesday, September 18
 

8:30am

Committee Meeting Time
Equity and Diversity Council: 8:30-10:00am in 10-1
Health and Wellness Committee: 9:30am in 15-204
IASC: 9:00-10:00am in 9-102

There may be other committees meeting during this time. Please contact your committee chair for details on your meeting location.


Wednesday September 18, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Multiple Locations

10:00am

Break
Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
N/A

10:15am

Assessment (CLAC/IASC)
Learning outcomes:
  • Describe results from the DLO assessment on the COM and IIT artifacts.
  • Explain how CLO assessment can map to PLO assessment.
  • Access resources to help you complete Program Reviews.

Speakers

Wednesday September 18, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
9-101/109

11:45am

Break
Wednesday September 18, 2019 11:45am - 12:00pm
N/A

12:00pm

Get to Know Your "Back 40" Nature Area
Learning objectives:
  • Discover the major trails and secondary trails in our nature area.
  • Identify at least 10 plant species, including about 7 edible fruits. Also learn about 6-7 or the most conspicuous animals that inhabit our nature area.
  • Learn about the various courses and course activities that utilize our nature area, including coyote research, climate change and plants research, and our plant community.

Speakers

Wednesday September 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TCC Back 40

12:00pm

Pickleball

Wednesday September 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aux. Gym (Bldg. 20)

1:00pm

Facilitating Advising Conversations with Students
Learning outcomes:
  • Identify which advisor is assigned to your discipline.
  • Outline the steps of an advising conversation.
  • Apply active listening techniques to build relationships with advisees.
  • Access the Faculty Advising Canvas Course.


Speakers

Wednesday September 18, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
9-101/109

1:00pm

RAD Training
Learning outcome:
  • To develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to women who are attacked.
Pre-registration required; Contact Misty (mhadfield@tacomacc.edu) for details. You must attend all three sessions to complete the training.


Wednesday September 18, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
20-105

2:30pm

Break
Wednesday September 18, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm
N/A

2:45pm

Breakout Session: Innovation Grants: Infusing culture and curiosity into our classrooms
Learning outcome:
  • Describe examples of cultural inclusion in practice.
  • Explain the purpose and value of Faculty Innovation Grants at TCC.


Wednesday September 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Senate Room

2:45pm

Breakout Session: Please Use My Pronouns: Best practices for inclusivity in community college classrooms and programs
Learning outcomes:
  • Reflect on their previous experience and assumptions with non-binary gender pronouns.
  • Compare those experiences and assumptions with those of non-binary identifying students, specific to:
    • Why pronouns are important.
    • Misgendering someone.
    • Hearing someone else misgender.
  • Identify non-gender inclusive language.
  • Apply gender inclusive language in a variety of situations.
  • Take best practices to their program or classroom for application and follow up with eachother for "further learning".


Wednesday September 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
13-124/125

2:45pm

Breakout Session: Student Emergency Support
Learning outcomes:
  • Engage in dialogue and self-reflection on how to provide care for a student who is experiencing crisis.
  • Identify the steps necessary to navigate TCC's Canvas Page that lists various campus and community resources.
  • Participate and actively explore the campus resources available to students. 


Wednesday September 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
9-101/109

3:45pm

Break
Wednesday September 18, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm
N/A

4:00pm

New Employee Happy Hour
Let's celebrate our new colleagues! This event is not sponsored by TCC (i.e. drinks are on you!). All employees (21+) are welcome!

Wednesday September 18, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pint Defiance
 
Thursday, September 19
 

8:30am

9:00am

Faculty Union Meeting
Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Senate Room

10:00am

Faculty Forum Meeting
The Faculty Forum meeting will provide faculty with the opportunity to share information, questions, concerns, and issues related to instruction. 

Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Senate Room

11:00am

Break
Thursday September 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
N/A

11:15am

Assessment Drop-in Hours
Faculty, staff, chairs and deans are welcome to drop in and ask assessment related questions or concerns, get feedback on their most recent assessment submissions, or get a friendly reminder on what their program's next steps are for this upcoming year. 

Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 11:15am - 12:00pm
9-101/109

12:00pm

FPDC: Designing PD options for 2019-2020 lunch hour
Learning objectives:
  • Identify faculty PD needs and gaps for the upcoming academic year.
  • Identify the role of FPDC in supporting faculty PD.
  • Learn how to become involved in FPDC.



Thursday September 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Senate Room

1:00pm

Break
Thursday September 19, 2019 1:00pm - 1:30pm
N/A

1:30pm

Advising Students - Transfer Degrees Part 2
Learning outcomes:
  • Advise students regarding Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree requirements.
  • Explain the difference between an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree.
  • Advise students regarding Major Related Programs (MRPs) and Specializations. 
  • Implement a strategy to increase transfer degree completion rates.

Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
16-106

3:00pm

Pathways Guiding Team Meeting

Thursday September 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
9-101/109

4:00pm

Kickball
All are welcome to join this exciting and competitive game of kickball!


Thursday September 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Soccer Field

4:00pm

Scavenger Hunt
​​​​Learning outcomes:
  • Identify buildings on campus.
  • State at least three interesting facts about TCC.

Speakers

Thursday September 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Soccer Field
 
Friday, September 20
 

8:30am

Exempt Staff Meeting
Friday September 20, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
16-106

9:30am

IT Security Awareness Training
All week from your workstation, you can complete your required IT Security Awareness training. This online, self-paced training is important to maintaining our information security. Check your email for a link to the training. If you have not received the email, please contact the Training Coordinator at tccsanstraining@tacomacc.edu.

Friday September 20, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
N/A

9:30am

Institutional Effectiveness Committee Meeting
Friday September 20, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
9-101

11:00am

Teaching & Learning Center Drop-in Hours
Stop by the TLC to get any last-minute instructional questions answered. We can help you with Canvas, designing your assessments, generating ideas for the first day, whatever you need!  


Friday September 20, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
9-102

1:00pm

RAD Training
Learning outcome:
  • To develop and enhance the options of self-defense, so they may become viable considerations to women who are attacked.
Pre-registration required; Contact Misty (mhadfield@tacomacc.edu) for details. You must attend all three sessions to complete the training.


Friday September 20, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
20-105