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CityNotes for Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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Subject: CityNotes for Tuesday, June 6, 2017
From: CityNotes <Citynotes@ccsf.edu>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 19:53:54 +0000

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1. ASIFA-SF Free Showcase - June 16
2. Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching Men of Color in CC Community of Practice

1. ASIFA-SF Free Showcase - June 16

A FREE Public screening
Friday, June 16, 6:30pm
City College Of San Francisco
Visual Arts Building, Room 114
50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco 94112

This event will feature a selection of short films by student, professional, and independent animators from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our audience will vote for their favorite works, and ASIFA-SF will donate a few small cash prizes and the winners will be shown a second time at our summer party. Please see the attached flyer for additional details.

2. Professional Development Opportunity: Teaching Men of Color in CC Community of Practice

  • Faculty, Classified Staff and Administrators (there will be two separate Communities of Practice in Fall 2017, one for administrators and one for Faculty & Classified Staff)
  • Online course/certificate in Teaching Men of Color in Community College in Fall 2017
  • Ongoing monthly Community of Practice (CoP) meetings to discuss learning in the course and apply to classroom practice and/or institutional changes
  • Campuswide Reportback session in December 2017
  • To strengthen and deepen our existing commitment to effectively teaching male students of color
  • Closing the achievement gap depends on improving success rates for male students of color
  • Our CCSF data show that men of color, overall, experience disproportionate impact across equity indicators, particularly Course Completion, Basic Skills Completion, Certificate Completion and Transfer
  • Online course: Beginning in August or September 2017. Each person has around 30 days to complete the course after registering.
  • Community of Practice: Monthly meetings from August 2017 - December 2017
  • Come to the Orientation Session on Flex Day in August (details forthcoming), or let Tracy Burt know if you can't make it (tburt@ccsf.edu)
  • Fill out this survey by August 25th if you are interested: http://tinyurl.com/qcyzcyl

More Details:
  • Online course: Completion of the course* includes about 15 hours of work including 2 live sessions. Live sessions occur every other Wednesday and Friday from 4-5pm and learners can choose the 2 sessions that work best for them.
  • Faculty who commit to being part of the ongoing Community of Practice will have priority for inclusion in the second cohort for the Fall 2017 enrollment in the online course (The course costs $200 to enroll as an individual). 


Teaching Men of Color in the Community College: This program is a week-long, fully online training program designed to enhance the capacity of faculty to support learning in Men of Color. A feature piece came out in Diverse Issues in Higher Ed, along with pieces in Frost Illustrated and Huffington Post.  

Certificate Details:
Developed by SDSU researchers and Professors, Dr. Luke Wood and Dr. Frank Harris
15 hours professional development, fully online
Convenient, open enrollment with 30-day access to complete activities
Synchronous and asynchronous activities with two interactive dialogue sessions
Live sessions occur 4 times per month (schedule available in training site)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Equity
Facilitated by the Multicultural Infusion Project