2020 Part-Time Faculty Institute

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 5:00pm

The 2020 Part-Time Faculty Institute will be taking place at the Napa Valley Marriott & Spa - Napa, California.

Where: Napa Valley Marriott - 3425 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558

When: January 24-25, 2020 - Presession January 23: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Registration

The 2020 Part-Time faculty institute has reached maximum capacity.

If you would like to attend please click to register and choose the wait-list function.  If a spot becomes available we will notify you immediately.  You will have 2 days to respond.  Lack of response in 2 days will automatically take you off of the waitlist and you will need to re-register on the waitlist.

Due to the fact that this event is not taking place until January 2020, we will have cancellations, so please add your name to the waitlist.

 

Please Click Here to Register!

 

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2020.

Registration Fee: Free

The Part-Time Faculty Institute is free to attendees.  Please note our cancellation policy for free events below.

Online Registration will end January 17, 2020.  All registration after this date will be on-site registration only.

*** Important information regarding hotel reservations***

The Academic Senate is pleased to offer a complimentary 2 night stay hotel + tax for the Part Time Faculty Institute. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations and any applicable cancellations. Please see instructions below under the Hotel & Travel tab.

Eventbrite can take payment by check or credit card. If you are choosing the check payment option, please use the drop down menu on the registration form to select "pay by check".

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Edie Martineli at events [at] asccc.org or phone 916-445-4753x102. Three weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.

 

**TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS**

We are also offering a limited number of travel scholarships. If you need assistance with travel (airfare, mileage, train, etc.), you must apply for a travel scholarship. Again, scholarships for travel are limited and are first come first serve. Please e-mail scholarships [at] asccc.org to apply. Please include your full name, college, contact information and documentation of costs for airline (e.g., Southwest), mileage or other transportation when applying. You will be notified by a ASCCC team member if your request has been approved and the next steps on obtaining reimbursement. For more questions, please contact Tonya Davis, ASCCC - Director of Administration (916)445-4753 or scholarships [at] asccc.org.

FAQS

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

If you need to cancel your conference registration, please contact the Senate Office in writing at events [at] asccc.org (events [at] asccc.org  )

We do not do direct transfers without first cancelling one reservation then submitting a second one.

All hotel cancellations must be made by the individual and will not be cancelled by the ASCCC staff.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

  • Submission of your registration signifies agreement with this policy.

  • Please remember that the last day to cancel your registration is January 17, 2020 without penalty and is always posted on each event's webpage, and is listed in each confirmation email. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to events [at] asccc.org on or before the posted date. Registration will not be canceled due to non-payment. All cancellations made after the posted cancellation date will be assessed a $100.00 cancellation fee.

  • Cancellations made less than 7 working days prior to the event will be billed a $100.00 cancellation fee.

  • No shows, unclaimed "TBA" attendees, and cancellations made after the deadline will be billed a $100.00 cancellation fee to you and/or your college. As attendees are permitted to register without funds, we have no way of determining cancellation unless specifically told, in writing.

  • Unpaid balances owed to the Academic Senate must be paid off before an attendee can register for a future event.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

All attendee registrations must match the ticket.  If you would like to transfer your registration, you must cancel the first one, then register the second attendee online. 

 

Hotel & Travel

The Academic Senate is pleased to offer a complimentary 2 night stay hotel + tax for the Part Time Faculty Institute.  You are responsible for making your individual hotel reservations prior to January 6th, they will not be made by the ASCCC staff.  Please note that once you submit an event registration you will receive a confirmation with instructions on booking your hotel room.  To take advantage of the complimentary two-night hotel stay, the hotel requires you to secure your accommodations with a credit card. You are responsible for cancelling and modifying your own reservations with the hotel. Once you’ve checked into your room (event day), room and tax charges will be moved to our master billing account. Please note that we have a limited number of rooms reserved, they are on a first come basis, so make your reservations early! ASCCC is not responsible for no shows or forgotten cancellations.

 

The tentative schedule is all day Thursday 1/24 and until noon Friday 1/25.  (There may be a pre-session scheduled on Wednesday 1/23 - TBD)

You will need to make hotel reservations for the nights of 1/23 and 1/24 with checkout on 1/25.

 

Did you remember to register for the event?

Registration for the event is separate from hotel registration, so please make sure you click the Registration tab above to enter your attendee information.

For attendees commuting to the event locally, self-parking is complimentary at the Napa Valley Marriott.

Please email events [at] asccc.org with any questions.

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS:

We are also offering a limited number of travel scholarships. If you need assistance with travel (airfare, mileage, train, etc.), you must apply for a travel scholarship. Again, scholarships for travel are limited and are first come first serve. Please e-mail scholarships [at] asccc.org to apply.  Please include your full name, college, contact information and documentation of costs for airline (e.g., Southwest), mileage or other transportation when applying. You will be notified by a ASCCC team member if your request has been approved and the next steps on obtaining reimbursement. For more questions, please contact Tonya Davis, ASCCC - Director of Administration (916)445-4753 or scholarships [at] asccc.org.

LOCATION

Napa Valley Marriott

3425 Solano Ave

Napa, CA 94558.

Event registration is required before you can reserve a hotel room under the ASCCC meeting room block. Your email confirmation for registration will direct you to the hotel reservation website once you have completed event registration. We recommend that you make your reservation as early as possible, as space is limited and fills up quickly! Rates and availability are limited and event registration alone does not guarantee a hotel room. Our room block rate will expire on January 6th, 2020. Self parking is complimentary for overnight guests as well as those driving in the day of the event. For those flying, Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento Airports are all the closest airports to the hotel.  Complimentary Wifi will be available in guestrooms.  The hotels resort fee has been waived for use of the fitness center along with some special amenities.

Please contact Academic Senate Event Team at events [at] asccc.org or 916-445-4753x102 with any questions or concerns.

 

 

Program

Tentative Schedule Subject to Change

Thursday, January 23, 2020

3:00 p.m. Registration Opens

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Welcome to Part-Time Faculty Institute

From Job Announcement to Interview - Overview of Resources, Applications, and the Hiring Process

Friday, January 24, 2020

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Welcome to Part-time Faculty Institute

Topic: "Finding Your Why"

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. FIRST BREAKOUT SESSION - "GUIDED PATHWAYS'

  1. Guided Pathways and You: What is your role as a part-time faculty member?
  2. Making your Syllabi and Other Key Teaching Documents more inclusive
  3. Developing Proactive methods to mentor minority students to enhance their learning  experience and success via Guided Pathways
  4. Navigating Student Learning Outcomes as a Part Time Faculty Member
  5. Curriculum Vitae Review

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch/General Session No. II

Welcome from ASCCC
"Affirming our Voice: The Dilemma"

2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. SECOND BREAKOUT SESSION - "FACULTY GOVERNANCE"

  1. Creating Opportunities for Collaboration
  2. AB 897 - The 85% Rule: The pros and cons of this possible legislative change to part- time faculty load
  3. It's All a Game: Mastering the ins and outs of academia beyond the classroom
  4. 10+1 Governance and Union Issues: Similarities and Differences

3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. THIRD BREAKOUT SESSION - "AFFIRMING OUR VOICE"

  1. The Role of Adjunct Faculty in Campus Extra-Curricular Activities
  2. The Passive Majority: A Qualitative Inquiry of Adjunct Community College Faculty
  3. Building Professional Confidence or ‘How it took me years to take control of my course’
  4. Affirming Our Collective Voices: Empowerment through Integrated Reading and Writing in the Classroom. (3CSN)

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Reception and Networking

Saturday, January 25, 2020

7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Information Desk Opens

8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. FOURTH BREAKOUT SESSION - "FACULTY DIVERSIFICATION"

  1. How do we measure diversity to better represent actual faculty diversification?
  2. The Diversity Conundrum: Diversity and Minimum Qualifications
  3. Segregation of People with Disabilities
  4. Tokenism: Are you the elephant in the room?

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Don’t Let Your Hurt Hinder Your Professional Aspirations – “Keep Applying”

11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks/Institute Closes