New/er Faculty Development: The First Year
A multi-part series of events for faculty who have joined Carroll anytime in the last three years.

This year-long program is designed to guide your creation of a fulfilling path to success and joy as a faculty member at Carroll University, with a particular focus on setting meaningful goals for teaching, demonstrating disciplinary expertise, and participating in faculty life as you contribute to your departmental- and college-wide communities. We will meet in person on campus, with hyflex options for attendance to improve access and equity.

Opening Orientation 
Thursday August 26, 9am - 12 pm, IDEA Lab (with hyflex option)

Charting Your Path for Joy and Success at CU
This opening orientation provides an overview of the year-long program as we get to know each other and learn about and share resources.
Faciliated by Carole Chabries


Monthly Meetings
Friday afternoons, 2-5 pm, IDEA Lab (with hyflex option)


September 24

2:00-4:00  |  Workshop: Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator
This workshop focuses on becoming more anti-racist in your teaching practices in order to mitigate biases and institutional inequities that have been shown to hinder learning and retention for students of color. Please complete the associated e-module before attending the workshop.
Facilitated by Kristen Trader.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Governance Meet & Greet
Social hour with mentors and invited guest(s) from academic leadership and the Faculty Executive Committee.


October 29

2:00-4:00  |  Workshop: Cultivating Inclusive Communities 
This workshop focuses on ways of creating a more inclusive learning climate in your classes in order to promote relationships with and among students that prioritize dignity, belonging, and respect. Please complete the associated e-module before attending the workshop.
Facilitated by Kristen Trader.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Academic Events Meet & Greet
Social hour with mentors and invited guests Max Rondolino, Josie de Hartog, and Vanessa PerezTopczewski (Associate Deans).


November 19

2:00-4:00  |  Workshop: Introduction to CU's Peer Observation Program
Facilitated by Rachel Stickles.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Faculty Development & The Teaching Commons
Social hour with mentors, members of the Faculty Development Committee, and Kristen Trader.


December 3

2:00-4:00  | Workshop: Designing for Meaningful Learning
This workshop presents backwards design as an intentional approach to developing learning experiences in order to guide students toward achieving meaningful outcomes and gaining relevant competencies.lease complete the associated e-module before attending the workshop.
Facilitated by Kristen Trader.


4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Celebrating 
Celebratory social hour with mentors, deans, and the Provost.
 

January 28

2:00-4:00  |  Workshop: Crafting Equitable Assessments
This workshop covers how to design assessments that are transparent, inclusive, and accessible in order to fairly and equitably evaluate student learning and the achievement of course outcomes. Please complete the associated e-module before attending the workshop.
Facilitated by Kristen Trader.
 

February 25

2:00-4:00  |  Workshop: Cultivating a Climate of Collegiality and Civility
Workshop (with associated e-module) facilitated by Carole Chabries.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Culture and CU Citizenship
Social hour with mentors and invited guests (Department Chairs, Program Directors, and Deans).


March 25

2:00-4:00  | Conversation: Preparing for Successful Annual Faculty Evaluation
Facilitated by James Zager, Faculty President.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Looking Ahead to Your Review(s)
Social hour with mentors with invited guests James Zager, Faculty President; Tenure & Promotion Committee Chair; Deans.


April 29

2:00-4:00  |  Conversation: Creating Your Advisory Board
Focused time for planning how to connect your goals to your support network. 
Facilitated by Carole Chabries.

4:00-5:00  |  Charting Your Path: Celebrating
Social hour and forward-looking conversation with mentors and academic leaders.

Panoramic View of campus