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What's Happening at the CTC?

Connecting, Collaborating and Celebrating the Art of Teaching

CCCAT will be held at Community College of the Finger Lakes, in beautiful Canandaigua, on April 20, 2018. This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Cynthia Burnett, Associate Professor at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State, speaking on "Integrating Creative Thinking Skills into Your Classroom." Plus, as always, there will be dozens of breakout sessions to pick from led by your colleagues from seven area community colleges.

The CCCAT conference consistently gets enthusiastic responses from teachers. Mark your calendar now for another great day of sharing teaching ideas.

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Planning for Spring 2018 Roundtables is under way. Watch for special sessions featuring student voices. And please think about hosting a session yourself. It doesn't have to be fancy; no PowerPoint required. Anything you would like to talk about with your fellow teachers can be a Roundtable.

Mentors and Partners Program (MAPP)

All regular and adjunct faculty are invited to participate in MAPP. You choose the focus of your mentorship or partnership. Maybe there's a special curriculum development piece you want to work on with a colleague. Maybe you're new to college teaching and would like to have a more experienced teacher to guide you through the first semester. Anything that improves teaching and learning is good, and there is a stipend for participating. You can contact Barbara Kobritz, CTC Coordinator, for more information. Click on the "Read more" link for specific program guidelines.

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