The "How To Stay Sane During Grading Season" Challenge
We know the end of the semester can be hectic for faculty. That's why we've created a daily challenge for December 11th through December 20th that will enhance your productivity in ten minutes or less and keep you calm & carrying on as our Fall 2017 semester wraps up.

Each exercise is backed by research and has been carefully curated to help you stay on track through the chaos that the end of the semester brings (without losing your sanity!).

Grades are due Wednesday, December 20th, at 5pm.
November 27 - December 4, 2017
Save the Date: January 8-12
Faculty CRAM Week
Prep for your Spring semester with ease during this time to " C elebrate, gain R esources, A nd M eetup." All part-time and full-time faculty are invited to Faculty CRAM Week events.
Monday: Semester Prep Checklist Released to All Faculty via Email

Tuesday (2:30pm-8:30pm): Faculty Convocation at Eastview Campus & Social Hour at Lustre Pearl

Wednesday (9:00am-4:00pm): Instructional Design Session Walk-Ins & Appointments at Highland Campus ACCelerator

Thursday: Instructional Design Session Appointments at Various Campuses

Friday (8:00am-4:00pm): Spring Development Day at Highland Campus
Chalk Talk: A Meetup for Faculty
Hays Campus
Campus-based, faculty-led monthly meetings (with snacks) for faculty across all disciplines to have creative discussions about their teaching.

Hays Campus Room 1132.04 : Monday, December 4, 10:00am-11:00am   Register Now
Online Workshops for November
Share Your Expertise
Call for Proposals:
Spring Development Day: January 12

The Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) is seeking presenters for workshops that pertain to areas of student success, faculty development, active and collaborative learning, customer service, equity and cultural competence, technology utilization, leadership, staff development and supervisory skills development.

Proposals are due
Wednesday, November 29

Call for Proposals:
Regional Equity Summit: February 9-10

The Austin Community College Office of Equity and Inclusion is accepting multi-person breakout presentation proposals from faculty, staff, students and members of the community for the 2018 Regional Equity Summit. The Summit will take place on February 9-10, 2018 at ACC’s Eastview
Campus. This year’s theme is Engaging, Equipping and Empowering Communities for Equity and Inclusion.

Proposals are due Friday, December 15
The Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning is looking for guest blog writers for the Faculty Forum Blog:  a blog written BY ACC faculty, and FOR ACC faculty.

All ACC faculty are invited to share their insight on classroom techniques, teaching philosophy, strategies on how to engage students, and more. Consider submitting a minimum 500-word blog post OR take a moment to recommend this opportunity to a respected colleague.

Recent entries were written by: Julia Maffei, Michael Finney, Michelle Fitzpatrick, and Russ Wittrup.
Call for Speakers:
Global Issues Speaker Series

International Programs is looking for ACC faculty who would like to share their global expertise with our students, employees, and the greater Austin community.

Contact William Hayden for information:

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