The program includes funds for conference travel and participation, a robust calendar of workshops and events, and numerous online training opportunities - all designed to support the continuous development of knowledge and skills for the Foothill campus community. Our programs are open to all FHDA district employees.
Foothill College employees now have access to "Lynda.com" tutorials!
For faculty. Workshop will cover the basics about Professional Development Leave: the important deadlines, steps for applying, and the three required forms: Appendix P1, the application; Appendix P2, the Request for Change, and Appendix P3, the Leave Report. Presenters are Dorene Novotny and Lan Truong. Drop-ins are welcome.
The Professional Development Committee invites you to read 29 faculty and staff blogs about teaching, learning, and student success beginning Week 2 of the 2015 Winter Quarter (January 12th). These blogs will have 7 pieces of writing, over the span of 7 weeks with 25 sentences.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Brenda Williams, shared her extensive experience in helping schools promote retention and articulated how efforts from everyone on campus, staff, administrators, faculty, are needed to improve retention.
Several faculty members shared how they use authentic assessment in their classes and participants brainstormed and shared ideas on how they might shift their classes to incorporate authentic assessment.
Dr. Darla M. Cooper, Director of Research and Evaluation for the Research and Planning Group for the California Community Colleges (RP Group), delivered the keynote speech about the student achievement gap.