September 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, National Hispanic Heritage month, from September 15-October 15, is a time to appreciate the cultural contributions this varied community has had in the U.S. For me it is a time to reflect on one of my favorite contributions to the world this community has made, salsa music and dancing.  I grew up in the Bronx, but it was not until I was … Continue reading September 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

September 2021: Faculty Development

We have a number of workshops running through the month of September. Please see below for a list of workshops, their times, and links to register: Developing a Positive Classroom Climate (September 20, 12-1pm). Discusses the importance of a positive classroom climate as well as how to create them. Assignments, Grading, and Feedback (September 23, 6-7pm). Focuses on methods for creating assignments so that they … Continue reading September 2021: Faculty Development

September 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

Please see the Spring 2022 CPS deadlines below: Spring 2022 CPS Deadlines Deadline Item Submit To: 9/27/2021 CPS Submitted to Academic Affairs for Review Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 9/27/2021 (week of) Academic Affairs Reviews and Approves Sections – Communicates to Programs N/A 9/27/2021 (week of) Review of New Adjunct Faculty COI 10/4/2021 CPS with finalized Faculty (both Lecturers & Associates) Faculty Affairs – … Continue reading September 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Onboarding and Policies

September 2021: Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Committee

The DEIA Committee is meeting the 3rd Monday of each month and at our meeting this month we will announce sub-committees and areas of focus. We also hope to publish a new DEIA website with resources, news, and further details on goals and initiatives. We will announce faculty DEIA workshops for the Fall shortly. Continue reading September 2021: Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Committee

September 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Recruitment

The Faculty Recruitment team is supporting the M.S./M.P.S. part-time faculty including associates, and teaching assistants hiring for Fall and Spring 2022. The team is also continuing to support the recruitment of instructors for Pre-College program and hyflex video assistants. We are commencing our first full-time faculty search and look forward to further full-time faculty searches in 2021-2022. Continue reading September 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Recruitment