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Join the Institutional Planning Equity Plan Work Team

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 A Message from Amy Bosley, Organizational Development and Human Resources, and Stanton Reed, Past President, Faculty Association, and Professor Business/Accounting As we continue the work on our Opportunity and Equity Initiative and progress the work of our Strategic Impact Plan, we invite you to join us to serve on the Equity Plan Work Team. The Equity Plan […]

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 […]

Teaching for Equity: Equity-Mindedness in Valencia’s...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs How does learning-centeredness, a core element of Valencia College culture, relate to the College’s recently reaffirmed commitment to equity? And what are the implications for faculty and teaching? In this communication, we embark on […]

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 […]

Teaching for Equity: Introduction to Culturally...

Thursday, January 28, 2021 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning; Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs; Sally Leslie, Campus Director, Faculty and Instructional Development; and Claudine Bentham, Faculty Director, Teaching and Learning Academy  The College has taken important steps in our equity efforts since the last edition of “Teaching for Equity.” […]

Teaching for Equity: Course Learning Outcomes Review

Thursday, November 19, 2020 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs This series has already highlighted the Learning Outcomes Assessment model given its explicit grounding in equity-mindedness. Now that our faculty have begun engaging more deeply in this work, we focus this edition on what they have […]

Learn About the Equity-minded Practice Series on New Webpage

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Faculty Development, which recently launched the new Equity-Minded Practice Series, has released a new Equity-minded Practice Series webpage. On this page, view all of the current and upcoming courses offered as part of this ongoing and ever-evolving work. Whether you’re interested in enhancing your practice, developing new and innovative strategies, or improving your […]

Teaching for Equity: Introduction to Transparent Assessment

Thursday, October 29, 2020 A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning and Isis Artze-Vega, Vice President, Academic Affairs  Teaching for Equity: Introduction to Transparent Assessments  Last month, we launched this new series of communications by describing some of the fall term collegewide efforts associated with equity-minded teaching and learning. Since then, we have […]

Join a Work Team on Our Opportunity and Equity Initiatives

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 In College President Sandy Shugart’s College Update: Opportunity and Equity Initiatives, he named several equity and opportunity initiatives for immediate action. The Senior Team has commissioned three work teams to respond to these initiatives, and we invite you to serve alongside your colleagues as we pursue our equity-focused goals. Please note that these work […]

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 […]