Professional Developement

Professional Development


Transfer Spotlight: Brescia University

Friday, February 27, 2015 / 9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

JHG 309

This session will provide information on how to effectively advise MCC transfer students and highlight Brescia’s admission policies, academic program areas, and scholarship opportunities.

Presented by: Terri Higdon

Facilitated by: Octavia Lawrence

Starfish Overview

Friday, February 27, 2015 / 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

JHG 248

Starfish is the new system-wide student early alert and retention program available for faculty and students. Learn how to raise flags, make referrals, and how it works with other learning tools at our disposal to build connections to students and improve retention and student success.

Presented by: Octavia Lawrence

Facilitated by: Roshun Radford

Alternatives to Textbooks

Friday, February 27, 2015 / 11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

JHG 309

This session will include information on various alternatives to textbooks for face-to-face and online courses.  Several “open” sources will also be presented.

Presented by: Chandy Melton

Facilitated by: Roshun Radford


Faculty Technology Forums

Friday,  February 27, 2015 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Locations: JCD 125

Join this presentation on student feedback. Jennifer will discuss and demonstrate a few iPad apps and websites that faculty members can use to get student feedback in multiple formats – asynchronous/synchronous, face-to-face/online, identified/anonymous, and one device (instructor only)/many devices (student devices).

Presented by: Jennifer Welch

Classified Staff Professional Development Sessions

Please check back for upcoming events.

Required Session

All MCC employees are required to complete an online safety traning session annually. Please view the session and take the quizzes, then print your certificate of completion and forward a copy to May Wright in Human Resources


PD Handbook

PD Endowment Proposal Form

Perkins Planned Use of Funds Form

Online Learning Consortium