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All Campus Kickoff, Spring 2016


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All Campus Spring 2016 Kick Off Brochure

Session descriptions located in Flex System by clicking on the Session Title 


Thursday, January 14, 2016


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
Just Communities, Keynote and Panel: The 3 Rs to Equitable and Effective Education: Relationships, Relevance and Rigor
10:45am-12:00pm The 3 Rs Workshops by Just Communities
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch provided in the Sports Pavilion

1:15pm-2:30pm Session Two Workshops
2:45pm-4:00pm Session Three Workshops

Friday, January 15, 2016 

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


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 only. Requesting 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 Spring 2016 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, January 14?
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, January 15 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 the campus Flex System
Is the Flex System for staff and managers too?
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?
Sessions will be recorded in the Flex System and you can see what you've signed up for and drop sessions if you change your mind.  
Will lunch be provided for the Kickoff Day?
Yes. This will take place in the Sports Pavilion
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 January. 
Where can I see the workshop descriptions?
Descriptions are available in the Flex System by clicking on the title. 
How will I find where the workshop will be take place? 
A program will be distributed via email in January 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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