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!
Student Services will be holding Information Sharing Workshops open to faculty, staff and administrators from all departments and divisions starting in February. These workshops are intended to facilitate communication between colleagues to share important information, updates and changes that effect our productivity and support student success.
You can attend any or all the sessions which will be about 2 hours in length, have refreshments and be eligible for PGA/PAA credit.
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.