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Please Note: Instructional full-time faculty and some adjunct faculty members owe Flex hours as part of their professional development obligation. Please refer to Flex Information.

All District employees are free to attend any CRC Flex workshop. All workshops and presentations will be offered live at the stated time and also recorded for later viewing. The recordings will be available on CRC's Convocations YouTube channel and the Professional Development Canvas page.

Special Note: You will be more successful in these workshops if you connect using a laptop or PC so that you can fully participate in online activities.

New workshops and details are being added. Please check back for updates.


Wednesday, January 12

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Time Workshop Presentor(s)
9:00 to 10:30 am Allies for Success: Getting Your Student Resources to Succeed Jackie Mathis
9:00 to 11:00 am Two Easy Ways to Make your Courses More Accessible Jena Trench
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Hiring the Best and Equity Training Carlos Lopez and Brian Robinson (Folsom Lake College)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Use Google Workspace to Take Teamwork to the Next Level Markus Geissler
10:00 to 11:30 am Program Review Training

Sabrina Sencil, Paul Meinz, Katy Wilson, Brandon Muranaka

12:00 to 12:30 pm Strategic Plan Update Process - Info Session Paul Meinz, Sabrina Sencil
12:00 to 1:00 pm College and Life Skills 101 Course for Students: Version 2.0 Amanda Paskey, Jena Trench, Karl Zoller and Timaree Hagenburger
12:00 to 1:00 pm Starfish for Math and English Tyler Rollins
1:00 to 2:00 pm Returning to Teaching on Campus: Lessons Learned from Fall '21 Lauren Wagner (RTVF), Naomi Bahm (Psychology), Eric Neff (Biology), Wyatt Howard (Math)
2:00 to 3:00 pm COB Resource Process

Theresa Tena, Dave Andrews, Katie DeLeon

2:00 to 3:00 pm Accreditation Update: The New Formative/Summative Process Kim Harrell, Veneece Awad
2:00 to 3:15 pm Hurry up and Try Pronto Greg Beyrer and Jena Trench
3:30 to 4:30 pm Facilities Master Planning

Chris Raines, Pablo Manzo, Dan McKechnie


Thursday, January 13

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Time Workshop Presentor(s)
9:00 to 10:15 am A Series of Unfortunate Events at CRC Library Rochelle Perez, Emily Bond
9:00 to 10:15 am The ABCs of Sabbaticals: What To Know and How To Apply Mun Kang, Anastasia Panagakos
9:00 to 10:15 am Advanced Techniques with Canvas: Spicing up Content Pages Gregory Beyrer
9:00 to 10:15 am How the Multicultural Innovative Community for Academic Success and Achievement (MI CASA) Project is Focused on Serving our Latinx Students Gladis Sanchez Pantoja, Melissa Sanchez
9:00 to 10:20 am Serving Refugee Students Olga Prizhbilov, Representatives from International Rescue Committee, Asian Resources, Inc., Los Rios Refugee Career Pathways
10:15 to 11:15 am Coffee with the Presidents Tiffany Clark, Edward Bush, Teresa Aldredge, Scott Crosier
11:15 am to 12:30 pm Department Chairs Council (formerly Council of Chairs) Lauren Wagner, Rick Schubert
11:15 am to 12:30 pm Choose Your Own Adventure: Making Videos For Your Classes Amanda Paskey, Brandon Muranaka, Lisa-Marie Mederos, Jeannette Mulhern, Julie Oliver
12:30 to 1:30 pm Joint Senate-Union Social Hour Scott Crosier, Teresa Aldredge
1:00 to 2:30 pm Legislation and Advocacy in the California Community Colleges Wendy Brill-Wynkoop (College of the Canyons), Oranit Limmaneeprasert (ARC), Eric Wada (FLC)
1:45 to 2:30 pm Introducing the Data Literacy Project: Data Literacy for Everybody! Katy Wilson, Brandon Muranaka
1:45 to 3:00 pm Earn Up to $5000 With CRC's OER Award Program Dr. Ed Bush, Andi Adkins Pogue
1:45 to 3:00 pm Progress Reports and Student-Athlete Success: Our Essential Role in Academic Intervention Collin Pregliasco, Matthew Wohl, Shirley Murillo, Brandon Ellis
1:45 to 3:00 pm How to Teach Remote for Two Weeks Gregory Beyrer
3:15 to 4:30 pm Supporting Our Inspiring Students through DSPS and TRIO-SSS SOAR/STEM Programs Yolanda Gomez Garcia, Ethny Stewart, Laili Naiem, Mario Rodriguez
3:15 to 4:30 pm Groups and Peer Review in Canvas Gregory Beyrer
4:00 to 5:20 pm Serving Refugee Students Olga Prizhbilov (Director of Refugee Center Pathways), Mudasir Nazar (Opening Doors, Inc.)
5:00 to 6:00 pm

Social and Behavioral Sciences (CAC) Meeting

  • Meeting URL: https://lrccd.zoom.us/j/6440697328
  • Meeting ID: 644 0697 328
  • Note: this is the first of two meetings. The second meeting will be on Friday, January 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm with the same Zoom link.


Friday, January 14

Morning: Convocation Program

Theme: Communities of Practice: Moving Forward Together

Meeting URL: https://lrccd.zoom.us/j/97295588673?pwd=Ymo1VjAwMmRoS2hXS1ZnRzB0Ky9Bdz09
Meeting ID:
972 9558 8673
Passcode: 167697

See the Faculty & Staff Calendar for more details.

Time Program
8:30 to 11:30 am
  • Welcome/Land Acknowledgement
  • Moment of Silence
  • A Conversation with Chancellor King and President Bush

10-minute break

  • Keynote Speaker Introductions
  • Presentation: Ms. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky presenting Navigating Amidst Overwhelming Times – Whether Because of Trauma, Crises, or Really, Really Hard Days
  • Closing remarks
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Lunch break

Note: Grab N Go Lunch for employees on campus has been postponed.

Afternoon: Career and Academic Community Meetings

Time Meeting
1:00 to 2:00 pm

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (CAC)
and
Health and Human Services (CAC)

2:00 to 3:30 pm

Allied Health and AFNR Department Meeting

2:00 to 3:00 pm

KHA Department Meeting

3:00 to 4:30 pm

Athletic Department Meeting

1:00 to 3:00 pm

Arts, Media and Entertainment (CAC)

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Automotive, Construction, and Design Technology (CAC)

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Business and Computer Science (CAC)

1:00 to 2:00 pm

English and Language Studies (CAC)

2:00 to 3:00 pm

English and Language Studies - Department Meetings

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Science, Math and Engineering (CAC)

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Social and Behavioral Sciences (CAC)

  • Meeting URL: https://lrccd.zoom.us/j/6440697328
  • Meeting ID: 644 0697 328
  • Note: this is the second of two meetings. The first meeting will be on Thursday, January 13 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm with the same Zoom link.
1:00 to 3:00 pm

Counseling and Student Services Division

ADA Accessibility

For ADA accessibility accommodations, please contact Andrea Dean at DeanA@crc.losrios.edu. Contact Andrea for disability accommodations only. For general inquiries, please contact either the facilitators of the event or CRC-IE@crc.losrios.edu.


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