FOOTHILL OPENING DAY 2013

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DISTRICT OPENING DAY
When: September 19, 2013
Place: Smithwick Theater
Time: 8:00 a.m.

Part-Time Faculty do not receive compensation for attending District Opening Day.

FOOTHILL OPENING DAY
When: September 20, 2013
Place: Smithwick Theater
Time: 8:00 a.m.

Be sure to check in/pick up your nametag as Attendance is Mandatory!!

Dress: Casual

AGENDA

Workshops will take place between 10:30 and 12:00. For more info on the workshops available, visit the District Opening Day Workshop webpage.


AGENDA

8:00-8:45 a.m. Check-In and Continental Breakfast
(Breakfast hosted by Pacific Dining)

8:45-9:30 a.m. Welcome, Introductions & Awards

9:30-9:45 a.m. Equity Committee

9:45-9:50 a.m. Professional Development Committee

9:50-10:40 Keynote: Dr. Felicia Friendly Thomas

Image of Keynote Speaker Felicia Friendly Thomas
Dr. Felicia Friendly Thomas

10:45-12:00 a.m. Workshops/Breakout Sessions
(for detailed information on workshops and presenters, be sure to visit the Professional Development Workshop page!)

Session A: School Desegregation and Social Justice: Past, Present and Future, a follow up session with keynote presenter Dr. Felicia Friendly Thomas (Room 3301)

Session B: Promoting Equity & Basic Skills Instruction, with Joan Cordova of Orange Coast College (Room 5502)

Session C: It's Not WHAT You Know...Social Inequality and the Role of Foothill College, with John Fox, Foothill Sociology Instructor (Room 3308)

Session D: The Growth Mindset Teaching Style with Bryan Dickerson of Heroic Imagination (Room 3525)

Session E: What's in Your Toolbox (it should be more than a Hammer!): Dealing with Difficult Students with Patricia Hyland, Dean of Student Affairs & Activities (Room 3307)

12:00-1:30 p.m. Hosted Lunch/Campus Center
(Lunch hosted by Palo Alto University)


Division Meeting Schedule:
BHS (Friday @ 1:00 p.m. - Rm. 8607)
BSS (Friday @ 1:00 p.m. -Rm. 3401)
Counseling (Thursday @ 1:00 p.m. - Rm. 8330)
DRC/Community-Based Faculty Mtg. (Friday @ 1:00 p.m. - KCI Rm. 4008)
DRC Dept. Meeting (Friday @ 3:00 p.m. - KCI Rm. 4008)
Fine Arts & Communication  (Thursday@1:00 p.m.-Rm. 1401)
Kinesiology & Athletics (Friday @ 7 a.m. - Rm. 2831)
Language Arts/LRC (Thursday @ 1:30 p.m. - Rm. 5501)

  • English (Friday @ 1:30 p.m. - Rm. 6401)
  • ESLL (Friday @ 1:30 p.m. - Rm. 6409)
  • Foreign Languages (Friday @ 1:30 p.m. - Rm. 6405)

PSME Mtg. (Thursday @ 12:00 p.m. - Rm. 4501)
PSME Division Meeting (Friday @ 12:00 p.m. - Rm. 4501)
Workforce Division Meeting (Friday @ 1:00 p.m. -Altos Rm.)

   

September 18, 2013