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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to C​AFÉ!

Miss​ion

In support of Queens mission to provide transformative educational experiences that nurture intellectual curiosity, promote global understanding, encourage ethical living, and prepare individuals for purposeful and fulfilling lives, CAFÉ supports the continuous pursuit of faculty excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at Queens. CAFÉ is committed to delivering the highest quality support for Queens faculty at all career stages through onboarding and orientation, online resources, collegial learning experiences, competitive funding, innovative learning spaces and technology, consulting, and collaborative problem-solving.

Vision

CAFÉ will be a trusted partner in instructional development, faculty development, and organizational development efforts involving faculty at Queens. See POD Network to learn more about this framework. ​

​​CAFÉ designs, develops, and delivers:

  • Personalized support through one-on-one consultations

  • Practical online reso​​urces available 24/7 to support full-time and adjunct faculty

  • Workshops, available in person and through videoconferencing

  • Multi-day institutes

  • Orientation and onboarding into new roles

​CAFÉ​ facilitates:

  • Collegial conversations among faculty to share existing expertise and guidance

  • Faculty work groups or learning communities

  • Department or team projects

Ex​plore the many resources available to you through the links below and on the left. And don't hesitate to ask for personalized assistance - we are here to help you as you support our students and our larger Queens community!


  
  
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Printing Press Faculty Writing Group

Monday, April 6, 12:30-2:00 pm

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1485753187

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +1(773)2319226,,1485753187#

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

    US: +1(773)2319226

    Meeting ID: 148 575 3187

    International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1485753187 4/6/2020 12:30 PM

Managing and Engaging Remote Workers and Teams

Tuesday April 7, 2020 11:00 am

Presenter: Scott Geddis

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

Managing and Engaging Remote Workers and Teams​

 

Are you managing people and teams who are working remotely? What new issues does this new virtual reality bring to your world? This webinar will provide an opportunity to explore ways you can build engagement, create a sense of trust, compassion, stability and hope, and support wellbeing in those you lead.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

  • Discuss ways to manage remote workers.
  • Explore ways to build trust and engage your remote workers.
  • Create ways to keep remote workers wellbeing high.
  • Learn ways to address the loneliness and isolation felt by remote workers.
  • Explore how to lead teams working remotely

Are you managing people and teams who are working remotely and want to explore and share some tips about how to be more effective for them and for the students they serve? Then this is the webinar for you. Join us and hear proven ways to lead remotely and share best practices with other managers facing the same situation.

 

https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott4/7/2020 11:00 AM

How to Build and Sustain Your Faculty Presence in Online Teaching

Wednesday, April 8, 1:15-2:15 pm

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1497351044

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +1(470)8692200,,1497351044# (US East)

           +1(623)4049000,,1497351044# (US West)

           +1(720)9027700,,1497351044# (US Central)

           +1(773)2319226,,1497351044# (US North)

           +1(469)4450100,,1497351044# (US South)

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

    US: +1(470)8692200 (US East)

           +1(623)4049000 (US West)

           +1(720)9027700 (US Central)

           +1(773)2319226 (US North)

           +1(469)4450100 (US South)

    Meeting ID: 149 735 1044

    International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

 

https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/14973510444/8/2020 1:15 PM

Printing Press Faculty Writing Group

Wednesday, April 8, 2:30-4:00 pm

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1499695888

 

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +1(773)2319226,,1499695888#

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

    US: +1(773)2319226

    Meeting ID: 149 969 5888

    International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1499695888; 4/8/2020 2:30 PM

Productive Conflict: Difficult Conversations

Part 2-Thursday April 9, 2020 1:00 pm

Presenter: Scott Geddis

 

Link to attend : https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott

 

Scott Geddis is the founder of Inspired Engagement, a consulting firm dedicated to inspiring engagement by facilitating significant, sustainable strengths-based change within individuals and organizations. Scott recently retired after 40 years as a Phoenix College Faculty member, is a current member of the Chair Academy facilitation team, a Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach, and is certified as a DiSC, Five Behaviors of Cohesive Teams, and Appreciative Inquiry facilitator. 

 

Productive Conflict: Difficult Conversations

 

Conflict and disagreement are necessary parts of successful teams and relationships however, the conflict must be productive. Productive conflict requires skills and practice. This Webinar will help you explore skills and tools necessary for productive conflict to be effective in both interpersonal and organizational settings. The material discussed in this webinar is based on three paradigms: Crucial Conversations and Interest Based Problem Solving, and Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict.

 

This session provides opportunity to:

 

Part 2

 

Develop a script, using the Crucial Conversations format to host a specific difficult conversation that:

  • You have been avoiding
  • You know will be uncomfortable
  • that you feel will “not be worth it”

 

If you are interested in increasing your self-awareness around conflict behaviors, learning ways to effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict through hosting difficult conversations and designing a specific script to host a difficult conversation this webinar is for you!

 

 

 https://inspiredengagement.my.webex.com/meet/scott4/9/2020 1:00 PM
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