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All Campus Kickoff, Fall 2015

Printable Program Available

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The ALL CAMPUS KICKOFF DAY workshops, with descriptions below, are open to all staff, faculty, and managers. Your RSVP is very important so we can plan accordingly. Low enrolled workshops may be canceled. If you registered, you will receive a confirmation directly from Eventbrite with a PDF of your selected events.

8:00am-8:45am Refreshments on the Sports Pavilion Patio
9:00am-10:30am All Campus Kickoff in the Sports Pavilion
Dr. Lori Gaskin, President/Superintendent
Dr. José F. Moreno Ed.D, Keynote Speaker
10:45am-12:00pm Session One Workshops
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch provided in the Sports Pavilion
Introduction of New Employees
1:15pm-2:30pm Session Two Workshops
2:45pm-4:00pm Session Three Workshops

Friday, August 21, 2015

9:00am-10:30am Faculty Forum in the Garvin Theatre
Marilynn Spaventa, Interim Executive Vice President 
Kimberly Monda, President, Academic Senate
10:45am-12:00pm Division Meetings at Various Locations
1:00pm-4:00pm Department Meetings


Workshop Descriptions and Registration 

Eventbrite - SBCC Promotes Global Responsibility: Spring 2015 All-Campus Kickoff

To register, click the button above and use the "Quantity" column to select "1" over the default "0" for the activities you'd like to register to attend.


Frequently Asked Questions
What can I expect from these two "in-service" or "flex" days? 
All employees - faculty and staff - will have the opportunity to attend any workshop on Thursday on a very wide range of topics ranging from well being to pedagogy to technology to support services in the district. All scheduled workshops will take place on Thursday onlyRequesting pre-registration is critical for our success, so please take a few minutes to signup for the workshops you wish to attend. 
Who should attend the Fall 2015 All Campus Kickoff Day?
All employees of Santa Barbara City College - both credit and noncredit faculty and staff.
Who should register for the workshops being offered on Thursday, August 20?
All employees of Santa Barbara City College - both faculty and staff. 
When will the Faculty Division and Department meetings take place?
These activities will now take place on Friday, August 21 starting at 9:00am with a gathering in the Garvin followed by Division meetings, lunch, and then department meetings in the afternoon.
How do I register?
On our Eventbrite registration page.
Is pre-registration required?
No, but is strongly encouraged. Your registration helps us prepare the appropriate room size and have materials. All those offering workshops are volunteering and it's helpful for them to know who is coming to the workshop.
How do I know if I've registered correctly?
You will receive a confirmation email with the list of your workshops in the email plus the email will also include a PDF file with your "tickets" that give the time and location. There is no need to bring these to the workshops, but they do serve as a confirmation. 
Will lunch be provided for the Kickoff Day?
Yes. This will take place in the Sports Pavilion
Are any workshops offered at the Wake Campus or Schott Campus?
Yes. We will offer Qi Gong at the Schott Campus.
What if the workshop I want to attend is full? 
Please register for another session. We will announce any changes or opportunities on the day of the event. Space may become available and changes will be noted in August. 
What is required to register for the workshops?
You will be asked to provide your name, email address, and job title for each workshop you register for in advance. If you created an account on Eventbrite for the last Kickoff Day then you can use the same account. 
Where can I see the workshop descriptions?
They are available on the registration page
How will I find where the workshop will be take place? 
A program will be distributed via email in the summer and will be available at the Kickoff. 
Who do I contact with questions, complaints, or kudos? 
Please email the committee at

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