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Climate Justice & Biodiversity: Indigenous and Urban Perspectives Workshop 

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How are we able to anticipate and reduce effects on biodiversity, particularly in urban settings and by those communities who feel the change most? This asynchronous online short course will begin by defining climate justice and biodiversity using Indigenous and Urban perspectives. Then provide an overview of relevant climate change impacts in Washington state and ...more about Climate Justice & Biodiversity: Indigenous and Urban Perspectives Workshop 


Climate Justice Book Discussion: “How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire”

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Join us for a thought-provoking discussion of non-violent vs. violent means of achieving policy changes and global commitment to addressing the damaging effects of climate change! David Spataro will lead a reading of the book "How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire" by Andreas Malm. From the publisher's ...more about Climate Justice Book Discussion: “How to Blow Up a Pipeline: Learning to Fight in a World on Fire”



Benefits 201 for Adjuncts  

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Curious about your healthcare benefits options? There are a variety of benefits offered to BC employees that you might be missing out on. Representatives from BCAHE and HR will cover major benefits and how they might be right for you. Thursday, May 16th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. via Zoom No registration necessary! For more information, ...more about Benefits 201 for Adjuncts  


Adjunct Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

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Learn about your contractual rights and your responsibilities as an adjunct professor at Bellevue College. We will cover course assignment, office hours, promotion, annual/multi-annual contracts, class caps, course evaluations, performance reviews, participation in college governance, professional development, leave, unemployment insurance, childcare benefits, and more. Open to BCAHE Members. Thursday, May 16th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ...more about Adjunct Faculty Rights and Responsibilities


How to Read Your Paycheck

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Want to know what all those deductions from your paycheck are? Want to know what OASI, Herp Sup, FSA or DCAP mean? Come join this Zoom meeting and we’ll walk through the paycheck site in ctcLink and learn all about what those abbreviations mean. Open to BCAHE members. Thursday, April 25th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., ...more about How to Read Your Paycheck


Preparing Your Full-Time Promotion Application

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Full-Time faculty promotion materials are due April 15, 2024! Drop in to review the process and criteria for promotion with members of the Full-Time Faculty Promotion Review Committee (FTPRC).  They will provide accurate information, answer questions, and support you with handouts and ideas for creating a meaningful application package. Zoom: Join here Meeting ID: 894 ...more about Preparing Your Full-Time Promotion Application


Mental Health Advocacy

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Showing compassion and care to those who may be struggling emotionally Our students are experiencing increased rates of anxiety, depression, and other mental health related concerns, and the ongoing pandemic has only exacerbated these issues. This 4-part, 8-hour introductory workshop provides faculty with 1) a greater awareness of the impact of mental health, including learning ...more about Mental Health Advocacy


OETA:05 – High 5 for Online Instruction

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High 5 for Online Instruction is a required part of Phase II of the OETA. This course, facilitated by Jen Anderson and Tonya Estes, leads faculty through 5 equity-creating practices that help online instructors build community, connect with our students, create clear assignments, and stay flexible within a well-structured Canvas course. This workshop helps you ...more about OETA:05 – High 5 for Online Instruction


Putting on Your Oxygen Mask: Breathwork for Challenging Times

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Do you ever find yourself holding your breath when stressed? Are you looking for ways to promote wellbeing for yourself and your students and create a calm and supportive learning environment?  “Breathwork,” or intentional breathing exercises and practices, can help. Breathwork is grounded in centuries of cultural and spiritual practice, yet its efficacy is supported ...more about Putting on Your Oxygen Mask: Breathwork for Challenging Times