Professional Development Day schedule announced

The Professional Development Day Planning Committee is pleased to announce the final schedule for Professional Development Day on Tuesday, Nov. 1.  Details for the day can be found by clicking here.  You will find the full schedule, session information, luncheon keynote information, and, back by popular demand, a download for the Professional Development Day app for your smartphone.  You will find a wide variety of sessions this Professional Development Day. Please note that everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend any session on the schedule. While a session may appear to not be directly relevant to your work here at LLCC, it does not mean that you wouldn’t benefit from the presentation and discussion.  Please review all sessions carefully. If you see something that peaks your interest, attend that session! Simply learning more about how different areas of the college function can help each of us serve our students more effectively.

The committee looks forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday, Nov. 1!

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Presenter submissions for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY due Monday

LLCC’s Fall Professional Development Day will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. It is a great opportunity to share ideas, support your colleagues, learn something new or expand upon skills and talents you already have. There will be activities and breakout sessions planned throughout the day with something for everyone.

The Professional Development Day work group is currently seeking proposals for presentations addressing a variety of topics, so please consider presenting a breakout session for your colleagues on that day. Sessions will be provided that focus on increased productivity, enhanced skills, innovative techniques in and out of the classroom, among other areas of development.  We will also be focusing on professional development impacting two specific goals – engaging students inside and outside of the classroom and working with diverse populations inside and outside of the classroom.

We know that faculty and staff have an abundance of knowledge and experience that may be beneficial to your colleagues, and we would love if you would share that with us!  If you or a team of individuals would like to present a session on Professional Development Day, please fill out the Call for Proposals formAll submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19.  The committee is excited to provide an opportunity for you to share your best practices, innovative techniques and knowledge/experience!

Please contact Becky Parton, rebecca.parton@llcc.edu if you have any questions.

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Seeking presenters for Professional Development Day

LLCC’s Fall Professional Development Day will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. It is a great opportunity to share ideas, support your colleagues, learn something new or expand upon skills and talents you already have. There will be activities and breakout sessions planned throughout the day with something for everyone.

The Professional Development Day work group is currently seeking proposals for presentations addressing a variety of topics, so please consider presenting a breakout session for your colleagues on that day. Sessions will be provided that focus on increased productivity, enhanced skills, innovative techniques in and out of the classroom, among other areas of development.  We will also be focusing on professional development impacting two specific goals – engaging students inside and outside of the classroom and working with diverse populations inside and outside of the classroom.

We know that faculty and staff have an abundance of knowledge and experience that may be beneficial to your colleagues, and we would love if you would share that with us!  If you or a team of individuals would like to present a session on Professional Development Day, please fill out the Call for Proposals formAll submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19.  The committee is excited to provide an opportunity for you to share your best practices, innovative techniques and knowledge/experience!

Please contact Becky Parton, rebecca.parton@llcc.edu if you have any questions.

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Professional Development Day Today; College Closed

View the Spring 2016 Professional Development Day Schedule for activities planned. If you have questions about your individual department plans, please contact your immediate supervisor.

Fire It Up LeagueBe sure to join the Foundation for the LEAGUE Backyard BBQ on from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Student Union!  All faculty, staff and retirees are invited for a free lunch, entertainment, games and prizes to kick off the 2016 annual giving campaign.

What is LEAGUE? LEAGUE is an acronym for Leaders Establishing Annual Gifts Underwriting Education and is the LLCC faculty and staff annual giving campaign for the benefit of our students and programs.  Funds raised support scholarships, grants and other educational programs at Lincoln Land.  Giving is easy through payroll deduction.  Make your contribution today at the BBQ or use the enrollment form and return to the LLCC Foundation.  Learn more in the LEAGUE News & Times!

Also, the Instructional Technology and Distance Education department will be hosting the Innovation Celebration tomorrow afternoon. The Innovation Celebration is a poster session highlighting innovative instruction, student learning initiatives and other innovative developments at LLCC.  See the exhibitor map.

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Professional Development Day thank-you; evaluation and photo gallery available

A huge thank-you to all faculty and staff who presented a session for Professional Development Day this year. We had a large number of sessions for staff and faculty to attend on a wide variety of topics and it is all due to the willingness of these faculty and staff to share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues. See the complete list PDD thanks.

The Professional Development Day Planning Committee requests your feedback on Tuesday’s activities. If you attended any part of Professional Development Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3,  complete the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ProDevDayLLCC. Your input will be incredibly valuable for the planning process of future Professional Development Days. Thank you in advance for your response.

ITDE created a photo album of pictures from fall 2015 Professional Development Day. Please visit the PDD Facebook page.

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Professional Development Day team-building workshop winners

Congratulations to the following teams who took first place in the Professional Development Day team-building workshops!

8:00 – Creative Cookie
“All In Cookie” (Chocolate chips, pecans, coconut, crasins, butterscotch and almond extract)
Team members:  Trudy Stutzman, Lindee Hall, Andrea DeRosa and Valarie Howse

9:45 – Creative Cookie
“Testy Turtles” (Walnuts, chocolate chips, toffee bits, pecans and caramel)
Team members: Stephanie Cummings and Carrie Jacobs

8:00 – Best Burger
“Pineapple Express” (Bacon, pineapple, garlic, mushrooms and Swiss with a sweet and tangy sauce of brown sugar, soy and Worcestershire)
Team members: Ben Roth, Scott Ebbing and Alexis Rodgers

9:45 – Best Burger
“The Tarable Burger” (Cheddar, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, onion and garlic on a grilled bun)
Team members: Tara Walk and Randy Rue

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Professional Development Day today; college closed

Check out today’s PDD schedule of activities. Several sessions are full. Find the most up-to-date information at: http://www.llcc.edu/prodevday.

Try the new ‪#‎prodevday mobile app to enhance your
Professional Development Day experience. With this app, you can:
• view session descriptions and maps of session locations
• personalize your schedule for the day
• connect your Twitter account (don’t forget to use the hashtag #prodevday to tweet about the day!)
• connect with other attendees
• share pics to the ProDevDay photo gallery!

The app is easy to download and easy to use. More information about the app, including videos on how to download it and how to use it can be found at: http://www.llcc.edu/prodevday/prodevday-app/

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