Are You Ready for Professional Development Day?

Are You Ready for Professional Development Day?

The Santa Fe College Clock Tower next to a Santa Fe College pole banner against a blue sky with clouds

March 18, 2024 – On Friday, March 29, Santa Fe College (SF) will invest in its employees by holding Professional Development Day. The college will cancel all classes and close all public facing offices (including the zoo, planetarium, etc.) to give employees the time to participate.

Here’s what faculty and staff can look forward to:

  • Coffee Service and Registration in the Gym Lobby (8-9 a.m.): Please come between 8 and 8:30 a.m. if you want coffee and conversation. If you preregistered on-line, please go to the registration table to pick up your packet. If registering in person, please go to the table that offers on-site paper registration.

  • Welcome and Keynote in the Gym (9-10:15 a.m.): The event will begin with an awards ceremony and a keynote address from Dr. Lisa Nunn, a professor of sociology and the director of the Center for Educational Excellence at the University of San Diego. Dr. Nunn is also the author of two books geared toward helping first-year and first-generation students transition into the college experience.

  • Session 1 (10:30-11:15 a.m.): Join your colleagues for workshops in Buildings C, P or L.

  • Session 2 (11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.): Presentations will be held in Buildings C, P, L and WA.

  • Lunch (12:30-1:30 p.m.): Please check your lunch ticket for venue. Limited outdoor seating is available if weather permits. We have limited seating for each venue. Please go to the place you have been assigned to get your food. You can get your meal at the venue and enjoy it outside if you wish.

  • Session 3 (1:45-2:30 p.m.): We’ll be back in Buildings C, P and L.

  • Awards, Ice Cream and Book Signing in the Gym (2:45-3:45 p.m.): Please complete the questions on your prize card and put it in the box as you enter the gymnasium. We will notify all winners with instructions on where to pick up their prizes.