1. Not a Bad Gig: Academic Careers in the Two-year Colleges


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    Thinking about teaching in a community college or just mildly curious? This webinar is for you. Rob Jenkins covers the two-year college job search from finding the right job to the application process to interviewing. The presenter addresses typical expectations for community college faculty, how to succeed and thrive as a faculty member and gives practical and important advice on career advancement. [Note: This webinar is primarily audio.] Mary Everley, the director of the Upper Midwest HERC (UMWHERC.org) moderates the session. Presenter: Rob Jenkins is the author of "Building a Career in America's Community Colleges," a columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education, and associate professor of English at Georgia Perimeter College. He is a veteran of many faculty search committees. This webinar was sponsored by the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (hercjobs.org) whose mission is to advance institutions’ ability to recruit and retain the most diverse and talented workforce and to assist dual-career couples. Our member institutions include colleges and universities and research, medical and cultural institutions. This webinar is part of our series to help jobseekers. View our other webinars for help with resume writing, CV writing, networking, cover letters, interviewing and other related topics.

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    • Happy Holidays from DCCCD - 2013


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      Happy Holidays from DCCCD and Dr. Wright Lassiter! www.dcccd.edu

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      • Completing the UC Application for Admissions - Module 3


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        Academic History - in this section of the UC application you will provide the schools you have attended, the courses you completed, and the grades you received.

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        • Public Hearing - Adult Literacy, Education & Workforce Development (September 11, 2013)


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          On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy participated in a public hearing at Peirce College co-hosted by Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, and Philadelphia State Representatives Cherelle Parker, Brian Sims, Michelle Brownlee, and Stephen Kinsey. Themed adult literacy, education, and workforce development, the hearing was called to bring much needed attention to the state of adult literacy and workforce readiness. The fifteen delegates in attendance represented 11 Pennsylvania counties collectively. The Policy Committee heard testimonies from leaders of adult literacy agencies, workforce development organizations, and post-secondary educational institutions; all of whom stressed the importance of investing in programs that train adults to successfully join and advance in today's workforce. For additional highlights of the hearing, visit: http://philaliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/09-12-Public-Hearing-Press-Release-draft-v2.pdf

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          • OCCRL "Conducting Quality Evaluations" Webinar #1: Performance Reporting


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            You may access the PowerPoint file used in this presentation at http://occrl.illinois.edu/files/Projects/TAA/TAACCCT-Eval-Webinar-1.pdf

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            • Keynote - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape


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              Key Issues in Realizing the Potential of Community Colleges

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              • The Role of Community Colleges - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape


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                The Role of Community Colleges in Meeting National STEM Needs http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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                • Introduction - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape


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                  Welcome and Introductions by: Jay Labov, NAS; Toby Horn, Carnegie Academy for Science Education; Barbara Olds, NSF; George Boggs, NAS Committee Chair

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                  • Key Issues - Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape


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                    Key Issues in Realizing the Potential of Community Colleges http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13399

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