Focus on Learning

2017-2018 Theme: Student Engagement and Social Equity

These faculty in-service days provide a range of professional development opportunities focused on student learning.

Drawing from the six goals of the Academic Plan,  2017-2018 Focus on Learning events will explore student engagement and social equity to increase student learning.

Power, Privilege and Inequity

Thursday, September 21, 2017
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Guided Pathways: Moving from Theory to Action

Friday, January 5, 2018
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Active Learning

Friday, April 6, 2018
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.


Spring's Focus on Learning: Impacting Student Engagement through Active Learning and Supportive Physical and Virtual Spaces

Friday, April 6, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  (Registration and coffee service begins at 8:00 a.m. in Gaiser Hall 150)



8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Check-in / Coffee Service (GHL 150)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome / Opening Remarks (GHL 150)

Dr. Tim Cook, Vice President of Instruction

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Breakout Session I (Various Locations)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Breakout Session II (Various Locations)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch (GHL 150)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Active Learning Innovation & Practical Application (GHL 150)

4:00 - 4:30 PM


Information for Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty are encouraged to attend. We have 30 stipends available on first-come, first-served basis. You can reserve your spot by registering online. Registration is not required if you are not requesting a stipend. Once all of the stipend spots are available, a waitlist reservation will be opened and information on how to sign-up will be emailed to you. If you have any further questions, please contact Judith Hernández Chapar, ext. 2086

Disability Accommodations

If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or visit PUB 013 as soon as possible.

For more information or questions, please contact Judith Hernández Chapar, ext. 2086.