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Faculty Talent Onboarding

The Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) has partnered with Human Resources (HR) to create an experience for new faculty like no other. Our comprehensive orientation and onboarding program delivers online and monthly sessions to brand new adjunct and full-time faculty. This semester-long program is designed to launch you into a successful career here at Austin Community College and bring ease to your first semester of many here with us. 

Spring 2020 Onboarding Sessions

There are four onboarding sessions scheduled throughout the spring semester. The spring 2020 faculty onboarding workshops are open to ALL faculty regardless of their time at ACC. Adjunct faculty in their first year at ACC who attend the sessions for the first time will be compensated $25.00 per hour of attendance. 

For questions, please email Faculty Development at facdev@austincc.edu.

Session 2: Evaluation and Portfolio Process

In this session, new faculty will receive information about ACC’s evaluation and portfolio process, specific departmental and College-wide requirements. The focus will be on using the evaluation process as an opportunity to reflect on the current semester with an eye toward making the next one even better. This interactive session will get faculty members thinking about their syllabi, teaching philosophies, and future growth as educators.

Available Sessions

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Location: South Austin Campus (SAC), Rm. 1130

Date: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Link: Coming Soon!

GOALS:

  • Be prepared to participate in the faculty evaluation process.
  • Begin to develop a plan for the teaching portfolio.
  • Examine some faculty challenges and develop strategies to handle them.
  • Develop one well-defined goal for future growth in teaching for Professional Development Plan (PDP).

These sessions are open to all ACC faculty.

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Session 3: Teaching and Learning Strategies

In this session, new faculty will have the opportunity to connect with their colleagues and faculty mentors to learn from successes and overcome challenges faced as a new faculty member. Faculty will engage with one another reflecting on their semester in small group discussion and interactive group activity. This session will have faculty leaving with best practices and ways to make their next semester even more successful.

Austin Community College faculty at the 2017 Project ACC Summer Institute

Available Sessions

Date: Friday, April 10th, 2020
Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Link: Coming Soon!

Date: Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Link: Coming Soon!

These sessions are open to all ACC faculty.

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Session 4: Student Success Resources

In this session, new faculty will be exposed to resources from ACC and beyond that support student success. Faculty will meet with 12-15 different student support departments to connect and learn about these valuable resources. We will also continue our efforts to ensure that new faculty have the support they need to be confident and successful.

Available Sessions

Date: Friday, May 1st, 2020
Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Link: Coming Soon!

Date: Wednesday, Wednesday May 6th, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Link: Coming Soon!

GOALS:

  • Learn about resources for student success from ACC.
  • Meet with representatives from 12-14 Faculty/Student support services.
  • Develop ideas about how to use student support resources in your teaching.
  • Colleague to colleague discussion time on student success strategies.

These sessions are open to all ACC faculty.

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