Open Sessions Leadership Institute June 2009

1. The Institution as Learner: Making Progress
Date: Tuesday June 16, 2009
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Location: Room 28, Burk Hall
San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132

Presentor: Julie Phelps, Project Director of Achieving the Dream and Professor of Mathematics at Valencia Community College

In this session, the presenter will share the perspectives of Valencia Community College’s Achieving the Dream Leadership Team, a Faculty/Student Affairs/Academic Affairs partnership, about the institution’s key strategies for developing focus, engagement, commitment, meaningful data, and systemic improvement. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their own institutional challenges and solutions.


2. Administrative Commitment to the Basic Skills Initiative
Thursday, June 18
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Location: Room 28, Burk Hall

Inherent to the Basic Skills Initiative is an Institutional commitment to equity for all students. How can California Community College administrators lead the effort to support students with basic skills needs by allocating funding and providing instructional and student services? Join the discussion with leaders in these efforts – Rita M. Cepeda, President San Diego Mesa College, Bernadine Chuck Fong, President Emerita, Foothill College, and Martha J. Kanter (dependent on schedule).

Deborah Harrington, BSI Project Director,
Lisa Brewster, San Diego Network Coordinator,
Nancy Cook , Sacramento/Central Valley Network Coordinator,
Daryl Kinney, Los Angeles Network Coordinator,
Anniqua Rana, Bay Area Network Coordinator,