Personnel Portfolio Workshops

Participants have said...

"Through this workshop, my integrative statement became not only a strong supporting document in my portfolio, but also a powerful reflection on my career as a teacher and scholar."

"Everyone going up for tenure or promotion should attend this workshop. Highly Recommend!"

"The feedback I received helped me immensely."


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2018 Fall Personnel Portfolio Condensed Three-Day Workshop

This multi-day workshop is designed to support faculty members preparing for a Winter 2019 personnel review: pre-tenure, tenure and/or promotion.  Working closely with faculty mentors and peers, participants will compose their Personal/Reflective statement and, as time permits, prepare supporting materials for the portfolio in accordance with their college and unit personnel policies.

The workshop begins with a 2-day intensive experience and spreads over multiple weeks, incorporating group and individual meetings as well as peer feedback.  Participants receive support and individualized feedback from their assigned faculty mentor throughout the workshop.

Participants are expected to:

  1. have the ability to attend all workshop group meetings
  2. meet one-on-one with their assigned mentor (at a mutually convenient scheduled time between 10/15—10/31);
  3. set aside at least 10—15 hours in their schedules during the three-week period for writing an compiling portfolio materials, as drafts of work will be shared and discussed with peers.

For more information, contact Esther Billings (billinge@gvsu.edu).

 

Workshop Availability:  18 slots

Priority will be given to faculty waitlisted from the June 2018 portfolio workshop and those with a W19 personnel review and who have not participated in this workshop for at least one year.

Workshop dates:

  • Friday, October 12 (3pm—6pm)
  • Saturday, October 13 (9am—5pm; incorporates writing time, group meeting 1:30pm—5pm)
  • Friday, November 2 (3pm—5:30pm)

Location:  TBD

Campus:  Pew Grand Rapids Campus

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2018 Personnel Portfolio Workshop

This 5-day workshop is designed to support faculty members preparing for any personnel review: pre-tenure, tenure, or promotion. Working closely with faculty mentors, participants will compose their Personal/Reflective Statement and as time permits, prepare other supporting materials for the portfolio in accordance with their college and unit personnel policies.

This intensive, weeklong workshop incorporates group and individual meetings, peer feedback, and writing time.  Participants need to be available for face-to-face meetings on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings (lunch provided) to discuss different components of the personnel portfolio. No meetings are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday to allow space for writing and compiling portfolio materials.  Participants receive support and individualized feedback from their assigned faculty mentor throughout the week and should expect to spend at least 12-15 hours writing their personal personnel statements.

Workshop Availability: 20 slots.  For more information contact Esther Billings (billinge@gvsu.edu).

Date: June 4 - June 8, 2018
Location: Downtown Campus, L. William Seidman Center, Room 4002

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2017 Fall Personnel Portfolio Three-Day Workshop

Please Note: This is a three-day workshop (October 27, November 10, December 1) and participants are required to attend all three days, despite there only being one session listed on Sprout.  For more information, contact Kathryn Stieler (stielerk@gvsu.edu).

This three-day workshop offered during the Fall Semester is for faculty who are preparing for pre-tenure and tenure reviews or for promotion. The workshop will introduce national benchmarking approaches to portfolio construction and will pair participants with a faculty mentor to assist them in composing their Integrative/Reflective Statement and gathering supporting materials for the portfolio in accordance with their college and unit personnel policies. The workshop will allow faculty time to reflect individually and as a group on one’s work in teaching/professional effectiveness, scholarship/creative activity, and service. In addition to the designated meeting times (six hours), participants will be invited to submit writing drafts to their mentor on November 3 and 17.

Date: October 27, November 10, December 1
Time: 1-3pm

Location: 3068 JHZ

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Portfolio Preparation Workshop for Affiliate Faculty

This workshop is not scheduled at this time. Contact Christine Rener to express interest. 

This workshop is designed to support affiliate faculty who are preparing for a review and/or promotion to senior affiliate status. participants will compose their Integrative/Reflective Statement on Teaching and prepare supporting materials for the portfolio in accordance with their college and unit personnel policies. The workshop will include time for self and group reflection as well as peer feedback.



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