• Fall In-Service 2019


  • Schedule and Information

    Health and Wellness… for ourselves, our students, our college and our community!

    Monday, Sept. 16- Pre-In-Service

    First Aid Mental Health Part 1
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: Room AC 1508

    Mental Health First Aid for Higher Edu­cation teaches you how to identify, un­derstand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique ex­periences and needs of college students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a men­tal health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

    Seats are limited so please register: https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification.


    First Aid / CPR Part 1
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: PE107 and PE108

    This American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED First Aid course will provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life in an emergency, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical services arrive.

    The course content and activities will prepare participants to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It will also teach the first aid skills the citizen responder will need in order to act as the first link in the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
    If you have one, please bring a pocket mask.

    Seats are limited so please register: https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification

    Tuesday, Sept. 17- Pre-In-Service

    First Aid Mental Health Part 2
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: Room AC 1508

    Mental Health First Aid for Higher Edu­cation teaches you how to identify, un­derstand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique ex­periences and needs of college students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a men­tal health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

    Seats are limited so please register:https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification.


    First Aid / CPR Part 2
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: Rooms PE107 and PE108

    Seats are limited so please register: https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification

    Wednesday, Sept. 18

    Coffee and Pastries
    8-9 a.m.
    Location: Theatre Foyer

    Generously hosted by the President's Office.


    All Staff Convocation
    9-10 a.m.
    Location: Theatre

    Highly recommended for all faculty and staff.


    Division and Department Meetings
    10-11 a.m.
    Location: Please consult with your Dean/Director for details and locations.


    PFTA General Meeting
    11 a.m – Noon
    Location: Town & Gown Room 2057

    Part-time faculty and tutors are encouraged to attend.


    Photo Booth
    11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Location: Outside the Vista Dining Hall

    Make sure to stop by and get your picture taken.


    All Staff Luncheon
    11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Location: Vista Dining Hall

    MHCC Jazz Faculty will be playing standards from the Great American Songbook!

    Generously hosted by the MHCC Foundation.


    Barney's Bingo Drop-off
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: Student Union

    Make sure to get your bingo card stamped.


    Department Work Time
    1-5 p.m.

    Program revitalization.


    Resource Fair Day 1
    1-5 p.m.
    Location: Breezeway and Main Mall

    Come talk with and learn about campus and community resources available for staff and students.


    Relax with the Cosmetology Program
    2–5 p.m.
    Location: Cosmetology Salon, Room AC 1127

    Come in for a free hand massage, skin assessment, facial or scalp massage. Appointments will be first-come first-serve.


    FT Faculty Evaluation and Tenure Process Training
    4-6 p.m.
    Location: AC 1653 and 1656

    Required for all Instructional Deans and Faculty Chairs of Tenure Committees

    After a successful pilot year of a major revision of the evaluation and tenure materials, it's time to ensure that the experience is valuable. This 2-hour Inservice session is open to all faculty and staff, but essential for Faculty Tenure Committee Chairs and Instructional Deans (it will make the coming year easier for you!). Faculty interested in learning about the Faculty Evaluation and Tenure processes are also encouraged to come. We will begin with an overview of both tenure and evaluation processes, with emphasis on the revisions to the manual and materials. Then we will divide into groups to dive deeper into the process and answer as many questions as we can. We know the session is late in the afternoon, so we'll make it worth your time. Please accept the Outlook invitation that will be sent if you plan to attend.

    Not a dean or committee chair? All are welcomed to attend.

    Thursday, Sept. 19

    All Staff Breakfast
    7:30 a.m.
    Location: Vista Dining Hall

    Generously hosted by the President's Office.


    OL Meeting with Faculty
    9-10 a.m.
    Location: AC 1508

    Highly recommended for all faculty teaching online and hybrid courses

    Join us for our second annual in‐service meeting with online faculty!

    This is a perfect chance to get together and…

        • Introductions
        • Celebrate successes
        • Showcase new technology and features (we have amazing new ones you can't miss!)
        • Discuss challenges and opportunities

    We look forward to seeing everyone there! Together we can make 19/20 a huge success!


    Barney's Bingo Drop-off
    9 - 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Student Union

    Make sure to get your bingo card stamped.


    Resource Fair Day 2
    9 –11:30 a.m.
    Location: Breezeway and Main Mall

    Come talk with and learn about campus and community resources available for staff and students.


    Online Learning Open House
    11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Green Screen Room AC1360

    Visit the Online Learning Open House to see exciting instructional tools including the new Light Board and video quizzing!

    OL staff will be available to answer any questions, show off the new toys and help you get started on a project.

    Light snacks and beverages served.

    See you there!


    Building Military Cultural Competencies
    11:30-1 p.m.
    Location:Room AC 1266

    Come and learn about basic military cultural competencies and the adjustment issues related to the transition from the military to the classroom. Become more empathetic to issues that may be experienced by individual veterans and recognize how signs and symptoms may manifest themselves. Consider tangible ways to make yourself more veteran supportive in your sphere of influence.


    Mental Health First Aid Training Part 1
    11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Location: Room AC 1508

    Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of college stu­dents — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

    Seats are limited so please register: https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification.


    First Aid / CPR Part 1
    11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Location: PE107 and PE108

    This American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED First Aid course will provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life in an emergency, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical services arrive.

    The course content and activities will prepare participants to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It will also teach the first aid skills the citizen responder will need in order to act as the first link in the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
    If you have one, please bring a pocket mask.

    Seats are limited so please register: https://air.mhcc.edu/AirWeb/Training/Register.

    You must attend both Part 1 and Part 2 to receive certification.


    District Communications: (RE)FRESH NEW LOOK
    1:30-3 p.m.
    Location: Room AC 1266

    Come and check out the progress the District Communications team has made over the past year. Learn about our data driven strategy, deploying the master creative, our social media success, and how we are leveling-up the website.


    Faculty Observation Training
    3:30-5 p.m.
    Location: AC 1655

    Presented by David Wright. Want to get the necessary training to observe part-time colleagues? Moving from tenure-track faculty to tenure committee member? This hands-on workshop develops skills in effective and constructive classroom observation strategies.

    Please RSVP with David.Wright@mhcc.edu.


    President's Social
    4:30-6:30 p.m.
    Location: Gresham Golf Course – Pour Sports East County
    2157 NE Division St., Gresham

    Enjoy an appetizer with Dr. Skari and meet our new Vice President of Instruction, Dr. Al McQuarters.

    Friday, Sept. 20

    Coffee with the TLC
    8 - 9 a.m.
    Location: Teaching and Learning Center

    Hosted by David Wright, Melissa Gonzales McNeal, and Tambi Boyle.

    Need a little pick me up in the morning? Come for coffee and pastries, light conversation with colleagues and see our newly remodeled space.

    We will also be having a Color Barney coloring contest!


    Building Military Cultural Competencies
    Friday 9-10:30 a.m.
    Location: Room AC 1267

    Come and learn about basic military cultural competencies and the adjustment issues related to the transition from the military to the classroom. Become more empathetic to issues that may be experienced by individual veterans and recognize how signs and symptoms may manifest themselves. Consider tangible ways to make yourself more veteran supportive in your sphere of influence.


    How to Get Through a Maximum Timeframe Appeal Without Freaking You or Your Student Out
    9 – 10:30 a.m.
    Location: Room AC 1266
    Facilitated by Jennifer Hare

    Whether you've been doing maximum timeframe appeals for 1 day or 10 years, there's always something more to learn. Come talk with an academic adviser from the AATC about tips, tricks and potential minefields associated with this often dreaded process and about how you can get tools and resources to help you in your advising role.


    Mental Health First Aid Training Part 2
    9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Location: Room AC 1508


    First Aid / CPR Part 2
    9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Location: PE107 and PE108


    Panel discussion with Access & Diversity Council
    11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Location Room AC 1266

    Facilitated by Arnita Tucker-McFarland and Amy Widger

    From Our Perspectives: What do we each need as MHCC employees and what do we believe our students need in order to feel a sense of belonging and to create a healthy community where all of us can thrive?


    Full Time Faculty Association Luncheon
    1-3 p.m.
    Location: Vista Dining Center

    Generously hosted by the FTFA


    New Faculty Orientation
    3-4:30 p.m.
    Location: AC 1508

    New full-time faculty are expected to attend.

    Saturday, Sept. 21

    New Employee Orientation
    9 a.m. - Noon
    Location: AC Room 2604

    Attendees are encouraged to bring their MHCC username and password so they can sign into their accounts. They will get a tutorial on how to navigate the intranet.

    Optional Campus tour to follow.