Spring 2017 Institute Day

Thursday, January 5th

Strong Workforce Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Library Basement 55
Flex #  6008
Office 365 Training
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Library Basement 10
Flex #  6009
Interventions for At-Risk Students
This session will cover how and when to complete the BIT (Behavioral Intervention Team) report, what happens once the form is completed, how this intervention helps to avoid conduct issues, and support student success on campus.
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Library Basement 10
Flex #  6010
Canvas Training
Come to this workshop to learn how to use the Canvas Grade Book in your courses this spring! Canvas makes grading easy and secure, and it helps students when all their grades are easy to track on their phones. If you have a laptop, please bring it; if not, we can provide one for you.
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Library Basement 10
Flex # 6011 

Friday, January 6th

7:45 a.m. Gathering in East Campus Student Center (light refreshments)

Supporting the Framework for Student Success
Celebrating Our Achievements and Building Our Future
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
East Campus Cafeteria and Staff Dining Room
Flex # 6012


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


Pathways Conversation Continued

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Staff Dining Room
Flex #  6013 
Peer to Peer Shares
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Performing and Media Arts Center Main Auditorium Stage
Flex #  6014


  1. Leslie Collins: Formatting Classroom Success Teams
  2. Peggy Fikse: Strategies for Financial Success for Students
  3. Becky Ganes:  Using VoiceThread in Canvas
  4. Tina Giron and Crystal Hinchman: A Counselor and a Success Specialist Team Up to Support MJC Athletes
  5. Lue Martin: Office 365
  6. Jonathan Mendez: Retention: From Theory to Execution
  7. Steve Miller: Pre-Writing as Essay Preparation
  8. James Palmer: Lynda.com
  9. Mike Smedshammer: Canvas Shortcuts
  10. Glen Stovall: The MJC Male Collaborative
  11. Cheryl William Jackson and Ginger Charles: Brave Spaces Dialogs
  12. Amy Yribarren: Kognito 
Multiple Measures Lunch (more information to follow)
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Staff Dining Room
Flex #  6015 
Lunch on your own
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Division and Department Meetings
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Flex #  6016