Faculty, Staff, & Students to Convene Monday
August 16, 2013 03:58 PM
On Monday, August 19, VanderCook College of Music faculty and staff will have a one-day in-service to prepare for the 2013-2014 academic year. The day will begin with meetings at 9:00 am to discuss the new EdTPA (Professional Teaching Portfolio) that the college will be instituting. At 10:30 am, faculty and staff will begin their work for the October 2014 Higher Learning Commission Accreditation visit. On-line education and class development will be the topic at 11:30 am, and at noon, the faculty and staff will enjoy lunch. During lunch, techniques class instructors will meet to discuss specific teaching strategies to maximize student learning.
All faculty and staff will meet for th Presidential Convocation at 1:00 pm. Applied Faculty will meet with Director of Applied Studies, Kevin Lepper at 2:00 pm. This will be followed by an All School Orientation for Faculty, Staff, and Students at 3:00 pm. New students will have a special orientation at 4:00 pm and the day ends with an All School Welcome Bar-B-Q at 5:00 pm.