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Learning Council Explores and Discusses the Impact of...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 The Learning Council met on Thursday, November 4, 2021, to review progress toward its articulated 2021-2022 goals shared at the October meeting, identify how its work as a council can directly influence student outcomes and explore how learning partnerships impact students’ graduation goals. Learning Partnerships In an effort to build its capacity for […]

Learning Council Solidifies Goals, Identifies Strategies...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 The Learning Council met on Thursday, October 7, 2021, to solidify its goals for academic year 2021-2022 based on the goal exercise members completed during the September meeting, identify strategies from the Focused Inquiry Team on Equity-minded Practice (Equity FIT) that would most powerfully advance Valencia’s equitable goals and should be commissioned to work […]

Learning Council Reviews Its Charge, Formulates Goals...

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 The Learning Council met on Thursday, September 2, 2021, to welcome the 2021-2022 Co-Chair Team — which includes Patrick Bartee, Isis Artze-Vega and Lauren Thomas, recap the council’s work from 2020-2021, ground council members in key contextual factors that will impact Learning Council work in the upcoming year and generate fall 2021 goals. LEARNING COUNCIL […]

Learning Council Appreciates Outgoing Members and...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 The Valencia College Learning Council met on Thursday, July 1, 2021, to appreciate outgoing members, hear an update on the Equity Focused Inquiry Team Research Brief and decide how to proceed with the work previously paused on Start Right: Late Start. Outgoing Member Appreciation Isis Artze-Vega, vice president, academic affairs, thanked outgoing […]

Learning Council Continues Supporting the Learning Plan Team

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 The Valencia College Learning Council met on Thursday, May 6 and Thursday, June 3, 2021. The primary goal for both meetings was to support the Institutional Planning team working on the Learning Plan by isolating strategies that will most powerfully advance learning, equity and our 2030 Strategic Impact Plan goals. MAY […]

Learning Council Converges on Strategies That Advance Equity

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 During the Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Learning Council meeting, members provided feedback on the Honors Design Team recommendations as well as on the draft definitions of several equity-related terms. The group also debriefed on the anti-racist conversation from the March meeting, engaged with an update on the Focused Inquiry Team (FIT) […]

Learning Council Applies Equity Lens and Identifies...

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 During the March Learning Council meeting, members collaborated to apply and enhance their current racial equity knowledge and ability by assessing a Valencia policy using anti-racist criteria. They also supported the institutional planning process (in particular, the learning plan) by identifying strengths and opportunities in key features of our student success […]

Learning Council Puts Its Equity Lens to Work

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 The Learning Council convened on Thursday, February 4, 2021, to continue the group’s capacity building in advancing racial equity; apply members’ current racial equity knowledge and ability in several ways, including institutional plan ideation; and engage with updates on the Council’s commissioned work. The group began the meeting by congratulating Executive […]

Learning Council Focused on Its Development and Welcomed...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Given the unconventional fall term, the Learning Council thought it would be helpful to provide a synthesis of its efforts in late fall, representing the work of its October, November, and December meetings. The council welcomed its 13 new members* in October. Stanton Reed, accounting professor and Learning Council co-chair and Michelle Foster, dean, academic […]

Learning Council Revisits Priorities, Discusses Equity

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 The Learning Council met on Thursday, September 3, 2020, via Zoom. John Niss, professor of mathematics and now interim executive dean of the Winter Park campus, kicked off the meeting by requesting that the Council vote on commissioning a standing committee on instructional materials. The formation of this group was one of […]