Center for Teaching excellence

Adjunct Faculty Reception

Thursday, August 14th

Check-In and Welcome
Room 1608 – Open Area outside the Library
Sign your contract
Get your photo ID
Enjoy refreshments generously donated by the SJC Foundation
and catch up with your colleagues

Welcome and Opening Presentation
Toni Pendergrass, President
Barbara Ake, Vice President for Learning
Office for Learning – Lisa Wilson
Student Services – Sherri Gaugh
Center for Teaching Excellence (CTX) – Karen Acree

Attend your choice of breakout sessions

  • Building Community: Learn how to build community in your classroom. Presenter: Jeanne Kofron, Adjunct Faculty in Communications. Room 1623
  • Student Achievement Center: When students struggle personally and academically please know there is help through the Student Achievement Coaching Program for support for you and your students to assist students through life’s obstacles. Presenter: Jen Valora, Director of Retention. Room 1621
  • Tutoring Center: Visit the Tutoring Center and learn about all of our services and how we operate. Presenters: John Watts, Writing Center Coordinator and Karen Kramer, Science Tutoring Coordinator. Tutoring Center (Room 1611)
  • Library Resources: General summary of the library services and resources that are available to faculty, staff and students. Presenter: Chris Schipper, Library Director. Room 1614
  • Writing to Learn: Learn how to add valuable writing activities to any class. Presenter: Michael Thompson, Alternative Licensure Coordinator. Room 1616

School meetings
Humanities – Suns Room
Math – Room 1623
Science – Room 1621
Business – CTX
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If you have any questions about the Adjunct Reception, please contact Karen Acree at 566-3392 or at