West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

All College Day Schedule

Friday, August 29, 2015: Together is Better

Learning Outcome: Throughout the morning session of Fall 2015 All College Morning, faculty, staff, and administration will be updated on college business for the coming year and participate in an activity aimed at demonstrating our cohesiveness.

Day at a Glance:

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Registration, Light Breakfast, BYOM/C (Bring your own mug/cup)

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Welcome and Objective Review

9:05 AM – 9:45 AM

Brad Davis for President's Campus Update

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Puzzling It Together

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM

Oak Tree Award

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM

Chancellor Speech

10:30 AM – 10:40 AM

Academic and Classified Senate Working Together

11:00 AM

Beginning of Faculty Flex Day
Learning Outcome: At the completion of the Fall 2015 Faculty FLEX day, faculty will have opportunities to learn about a variety of topics related to student and faculty success.

11:00 AM – 11:15 PM

"Office of Instruction Information Minute"

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

BREAKOUT Session 1


“Making Faculty Collaboration Real: Sharing First Year Experience” (Nicole Cuttler/Christina Llarena/Gretchen Ehlers)


“Working Together for Results” (Mike Burke)


“Preparing for Retirement” (Sam Liu)


Union Meeting (Union Leadership)


Global Citizenship

 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

BREAKOUT Session 2


“Preparing for Retirement” (Sam Liu)


“Teaching Writing to Latinos: Understanding the Best Pedagogical Practices” (Dulce Maria Gray)


Union Meeting (Union Leadership)


“On Course Sharing Sessions: Discussing Best Practices” (Various on course participants)

1:55 PM – 2:40 PM

Session 2


“On Course with Entrepreneurship” (Sally Aiken and Heidi Diamond)


“Global Citizenship” (Global Citizenship Committee)


“Distance Learning Issues” (Distance Learning Committee)


Union Meeting (Union Leadership)

2:40 PM – 5:00 PM

Division/Department meetings

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