Fall 2012 Blue Green Week Activities
Monday (8/20/12):
District Telepresentation – Completion by Design
9:00 AM
G 401
Terry O’Banion
Dr. Terry O’Banion was President of the League for Innovation in the Community College for 23 years until his retirement.
Under his leadership the League became an international organization serving over 700 colleges recognized by Change
magazine in 1998 as “the most dynamic organization in the community college world.” Since retirement O’Banion has worked
on special projects for the League for Innovation, MetLife Foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Chauncey
Group International, and Walden University.
Tuesday (8/21/12):
Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Bookstore Area
Note: Registration sign-in will end promptly at 8:30 AM.
Serving lines will close at 8:30 AM and participants will be asked to be seated for the presentation.
Keynote – State of the College
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Student Life Center
Christa Slejko, Interim President
John Hitt, Faculty Association President
Student Government Association
(All Employees - Required Session)
Lunch with Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President/CEO
Community Colleges and the Nations Future
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Student Life Center
Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, President and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Admittance by RSVP only to [email protected] by Wednesday, August 15th.
From 2007 to January 1, 2011, Dr. Bumphus served as a professor in the Community College Leadership Program and as
chair of the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. He also held the A. M. Aikin
Regents Endowed Chair in Junior and Community College Education Leadership. He previously served as president of the
Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) from 2001 to 2007. LCTCS later conferred upon him the title of
President Emeritus of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. From November 2000 to September 2001 he
was chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC). Prior to joining BRCC, Dr. Bumphus worked in the corporate
world serving as President of the Higher Education Division of Voyager Expanded Learning. Six years prior (1991-1997), he
served as president of Brookhaven College in Dallas County Community College District.
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Officer Joseph Santos
Officer Santos will review Faculty/Staff's role during a critical incident such as an Active Shooter on campus.
Annual requirement. This program will be available online through Wildfire also.
Active Shooter Response
G 401
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
G 402
MaryAnn McGuirk & Rachelle Powell
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for North Lake College is a vital part of our SACS reaffirmation process this Fall! Come
learn more about iRead, what our QEP has to do with you, and ways you could get involved in activities planned for this
semester! We will be raffling off iRead T-shirts in each session!
QEP
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2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
G 404
President’s Team
Meet the President's Team and learn about the foundation of Community Colleges. You will be introduced to the history,
Values and Strategic Plan for North Lake College. Also you will learn about the students, employees and the community that
we serve.
New Employee Orientation
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
G 405
(The Dream Team)
Jessica Thompson, Karen Laljiana, Lynda Edwards, Peggy Sindelar
Experience the life of a community college student as you play the Achieving the Dream “Finish Line” game with your
colleagues. Overcome the hurdles and game of chance as you race to the “Finish Line” - GRADUATION! Come join the fun!
Achieving the Dream
Wednesday (8/22/12):
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Updates, ADAAA, VA, Counseling
G 405
Carole Gray & Staff
Services for Student Support (Counseling, VA, DSO) will present updates for faculty. Counseling Services will present CARE
Team information and the impact Counseling Services has on our students. (20 minutes) Veterans Affairs will present
"Combat to Classes", veterans in our classrooms. An overview of what to expect and how the VA Office can help. (20
minutes). DSO- Updates on the ADAAA what faculty need to know. (10 minutes). Round Table (DSO-VA-Counseling): Time
for Q/A (10 minutes)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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(The Dream Team)
Jessica Thompson, Karen Laljlana, Lynda Edwards, Peggy Sindelar
Experience the life of a community college student as you play the Achieving the Dream “Finish Line” game with your
colleagues. Overcome the hurdles and game of chance as you race to the “Finish Line” - GRADUATION! Come join the fun!
Achieving the Dream
OR
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Officer Joseph Santos
Officer Santos will review Faculty/Staff's role during a critical incident such as an Active Shooter on campus.
Annual requirement. This program will be available online through Wildfire also.
Active Shooter Response
G 401
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Luncheon
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
G 405
Mandy Klem
RSVP to Kay Nixon via email [email protected]
This program will be an introduction to BBBS program Beyond School Walls. Mandy Klem will provide lunch and share
information about the program. The program is an on- campus mentoring program. 3rd and 4th graders from a local
elementary school come to NLC campus every other Thursday, have lunch and interact with their NLC mentor. Last year 13
NLC employees and students participated in the program. We ate, played games, worked on reading and math, flew kites
and many more activities to help these students grow. The purpose of the lunch session is to recruit mentors. Mandy will
explain the program in detail and sign up members.
ADA Awareness
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
G 402
David Wood
The presenter will be giving an overview on accessibility methodology and practices for online and traditional classroom
materials. This includes how to use tools and Microsoft accessibility checkers making it easier for faculty to check their
documents for accessibility compliance.
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Thursday (8/23/12):
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
K 316
Russell Hixon
What is all the buzz about? Why is everyone in the district turning to SharePoint to meet his or her unique needs? What is
SharePoint? Should I be using it? What can it do for me? Attend this exciting presentation on the most wide spread solution
within the DCCCD and what that means to you. Learn what SharePoint is and how it can help you work smarter instead of
harder.
What SharePoint Can Do for You
OR
My DCCCD" Portal - Our Next Generation of Information Services
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
G 404
JD Haight
Join JD Haight as he presents an information session on the "My DCCCD" Portal being implemented over the next nine
months. Its capabilities promise to enhance the ways in which we work and collaborate. Please join us if you're curious to
see the next generation of our information services.
OR
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
G 405
MaryAnn McGuirk & Rachelle Powell
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for North Lake College is a vital part of our SACS reaffirmation process this Fall! Come
learn more about iRead, what our QEP has to do with you, and ways you could get involved in activities planned for this
semester! We will be raffling off iRead T-shirts in each session!
QEP
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Faculty Meeting with the VPs
C 244
Martha Hughes and Paul Kelemen
Southern Association of Colleges (SACS) Update
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
C 244
John Hitt
The Faculty Association Meeting will be a "WELCOME BACK" to returning faculty and a "WELCOME" to new faculty. There will
be a pizza and salad luncheon along with the first business meeting of the year for the NLCFA. John Hitt will also
communicate faculty-updates.
Faculty Association Meeting
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
G 405
MaryAnn McGuirk & Rachelle Powell
The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for North Lake College is a vital part of our SACS reaffirmation process this Fall! Come
learn more about iRead, what our QEP has to do with you, and ways you could get involved in activities planned for this
semester! We will be raffling off iRead t-shirts in each session!
QEP
OR
Tips & Tricks for Faculty: Online Databases
Not Just for Students doing Research
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
G404
Carol Frisby
To demonstrate to faculty the usefulness of online databases in their particular field of instruction; how the databases can
assist them as instructors. This is not the database orientation the library gives to students. While this does not include the
Internet, I do have a few tricks up my sleeve for it as well if requested.
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Blue-Green Employee Dinner
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Division Meetings to Follow Dinner
6:00 PM
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Cafeteria
Arts, Business, Sports Science and Technology – Student Life Center
Lib. Arts – Room G 401
M/S/SS – Room C 244
Friday (8/24/12):
Happy 35th Anniversary & Ice Cream Social
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Cafeteria
President’s Team
Join us as we end the Blue Green Week with the celebration of our 35th anniversary. It’s time for a cake and ice cream
celebration! The perfect after lunch event, so take a few minutes out of your day to “hang out”, have ice cream and cake,
celebrate, and chat as we begin the Fall 2012 semester.
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