Transformative Thursdays

Transformative Thursdays

About Transformative Thursdays

Welcome to Transformative Thursdays, your gateway to a more equitable and inclusive educational experience. Our monthly professional development series is designed to empower educators, foster diversity, and promote inclusive practices in instruction. We recognize the evolving landscape of education and the importance of addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom. This series is dedicated to helping educators build the skills and knowledge necessary to create inclusive and culturally responsive learning environments.

Why Attend?
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your teaching skills and broaden your understanding of diversity and inclusion in education.
  • Community: Join a community of educators dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of students.
  • Practical Strategies: Gain actionable insights and tools to implement in your own teaching practice.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in equity and inclusion.
2023-2024 Scheduled Sessions
  DateTopicPresenter

Oct. 12, 2023

Equity in Instruction - Join us on this journey to transform education, one Thursday at a time. Together, we can create a more inclusive and equitable educational landscape for all.

Jenn Azzaro

Dec. 7, 2023

PART ONE: Examining How Increased Student Autonomy Influences Community College Students’ Performance and Engagement

Dr. BernNadette Best-Green

Jan. 18, 2024

PART TWO: Investigating Ways that Having Accountability Partners Influence the Engagement and Achievement of Community College Students

Dr. BernNadette Best-Green

Feb. 22, 2024

The Impact of Time Management Coaching on Retention and Course Success

Dr. Steve Graham

March 28, 2024

PART THREE: Understanding Ways that Flexible Deadlines Influence Community College Students’ Engagement & Achievement

Dr. BernNadette Best-Green

April 18, 2024

Equity through Universal Design: Empowering Inclusive Instruction with UDL

James Neal & Ana De La Mora

May 9, 2024

PART FOUR: Investigating How Transparent Grading Influences Community College Students’ Performance on Assignment

Dr. BernNadette Best-Green