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8th Annual Professional Development Retreat for Faculty Teaching First-Year Students

Using the Principles of Cultural Intelligence Featuring Dr. Fredi Avalos

Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: McMahan House Great Room

About the Conference:

Come celebrate the new Academic Year and join your colleagues for a half day workshop for using the principles of cultural intelligence to build intellectual and emotional resiliency in the college classroom and beyond.

Relevant to all academic disciplines, Dr. Fredi Avalos will lead us through a contemporary understanding of global & cultural intelligence and provide us with practical ideas for facilitating this important learning outcome within the classroom environment.

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Agenda in Brief*

  • 8:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast and Conversation
  • 9:00 - 12:00 pm: Workshop activities, reflection, and discussion
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch

*=You will receive a resource packet filled with up-to-date information on resources for you and your students

Sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Studies/First-Year Programs

If you have any questions, please  contact the Office of First Year Programs at 760-750-7327 or contact Dr. Joanne Pedersen, Director of First Year Programs, at or 760-750-4186.

Past August Retreats:

2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016