Convenings

 We learn best when we learn from one another, because the expertise resides in our system.

Convenings provide opportunities for middle leaders in the CSU to come together across institutions and roles to focus on issues of practice that affect students. During the day-long convenings, participants explore key issues, discuss evidence-based strategies, and take steps to create action plans. Convenings support the cultivation of cross-campus, cross-role relationships and resources that can strengthen student success efforts.

Each convening is centered on a topic representing an issue affecting campuses across the system. Past convening topics have included: Transfer, Student Success in the First Year, Data Use, and College Readiness. Meetings are designed to stimulate conversations and encourage collaboration.

Faculty, staff, and administrators from across the system come together to explore what they can learn from, and what they can teach their CSU colleagues.

 

Learning Outcomes

Equity. Consider ways (in)equity manifests on campus.

Knowledge. Share successes and challenges in implementing student success efforts; explore promising strategies that advance evidence-based equitable student success efforts on campus.

Relationships. Build relationships with colleagues at your campus and from across the CSU who are involved in campus-level efforts supporting equitable student success.

All reasonable travel, food, and lodging costs are reimbursed by the CSU Student Success Network. Travel must be approved and arranged in accordance with each campus’s policies and guidelines.

 

Upcoming Convenings

Navigating Uncertainty Together series showing on campus life at Sacramento State University.
Navigating Uncertainty Together – a conversation series launching July 22 for students, faculty, staff, and administrators to problem solve together about urgent opportunities and challenges we face in preparing for the fall, with a focus on equity-minded practices and pedagogies. Register Now!
Center for Urban Education
Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning  – a series of workshops launching this Fall, in partnership with   the Center for Urban Education. Dates and times posting soon!

Questions?

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Contact: Terra Thorne, Director of Statewide Initiatives

 

 

Student Success Network Calendar

Navigating Uncertainty Together Series

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020
12:30pm Conversation #1: Addressing teaching and learning online
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020
12:30pm Conversation #2: Supporting students’ needs this fall
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020
12:30pm Conversation #3: Student engagement in a remote teaching and learning environment

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