Faculty Track

9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Student Rights and Responsibilities: High School Edition

This session will focus on specific issues regarding the rights and responsibilities of high school students at ACC, including an explanation of processes, communication streams, and the roles of the Associate Dean for Dual Credit in the Liberal Arts and College and High School Relations staff members. Melissa Biegert, High School Programs Academic Success Director, Ray Sandoval, Associate Dean Dual Credit in Liberal Arts and Associate Professor, Devon Miller, High School Programs Academic Success Manager, and Shaunyale Canada,
High School Programs Academic Success Manager

The Intersection of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct

In this session we will discuss how the paths intersect, the processes associated with each path, concerns that arise from habitual behavior, and how to inform and get assistance from a Student Affairs Dean. Dorado M. Kinney, Executive Dean of Student Affairs -Central

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Wait…What Happened to You?: How to Handle Student Sexual Misconduct Disclosures

As a trusted adult, some students may disclose issues that are happening or have happened in the past, in their personal lives. Attendees will learn what their obligations are when students disclose issues of domestic/dating violence, stalking, sexual harassment, or sexual assault. We will also share specific examples of how the Office of Compliance interacts with individuals, the types of resources provided, and how we prioritize safety in uncertain situations. Participants will learn how Compliance partners district-wide support students and employees who may face barriers to their academic or professional goals. Charlene Buckley, Compliance Office Director, and Savannah Wenzel, College Compliance Investigator

Disruptive Behavior and Student Conduct

This session will provide basic steps on classroom management, identifying potential classroom misconduct, and the reporting process. Other topics discussed will include:

  • Prevention
  • Steps in addressing the behavior
  • Who’s Who-who to contact and when
  • Difference between CARES and Conduct

This interactive session will be packed with valuable and useful information. Voncille Wright, Dean of Student Services RGC, Mervin Jones, Interim Executive Dean of Student Affairs North and Vanessa Faz, Instructor of Government and Faculty Mentor

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Which Way to Turn? Navigating the Intersection of Discipline and Disability

Working with students with disabilities has always presented some challenges for faculty, and when you add conduct into the mix, the challenge is even greater. Understanding the intersection of conduct and disability, progress in classes, the legal obligation the College has to students with disabilities, and navigating difficult situations will be discussed. Lauren Sebel, Student Accessibility Services Director

Classroom Management: Preventive Strategies and Practical Solutions – 2 hour session 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Consistently establishing and managing student expectations and behaviors to ensure a productive learning environment are among the most critical issues faced by both novice and experienced faculty members. In this session, we will move beyond the identification of classroom problems and suggest preventative strategies and practical solutions and resources to the most common classroom management problems. Michelle Fitzpatrick, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development Hospitality Professor & Jeff Johannigman, Faculty Development Coordinator

1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Practical Tips for Faculty: Handling Student Concerns, Complaints, & Documentation

Department Chairs and Faculty can work through guided case scenarios to share with one another and strategize in an effort to gain insight into how to handle and document academic concerns and complaints. We will collaboratively explore the intersectionality of students rights, responsibilities, academic issues and conduct while providing support to Faculty with practical tips and a space to process concerns in an effort to identify and address gaps. Jodi Denyszyn, Dean of Student Affairs HYS and Grant Potts, Department Chair of Philosophy, Religion, and Humanities and Associate Professor, Religion and Philosophy

Adjunct Faculty Roundtable: How does SRR relate to me?

In this Roundtable workshop, participants will be able to ask questions and engage in discussions around Student Rights and Responsibilities and how they relate to Adjunct Faculty. Ideas, Tips, Information, and Resources will be shared. Join this will be a lively and engaging session! Louella Tate, Dean of Student Affairs RRC and English Adjunct and Christina Michura, Dean of Student Affairs EVC and Communications Studies Adjunct