8:00 AM

August 6, 2018 - 8:00 AM to August 8, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Please join us at the nationally acclaimed Governance Leadership Institute (GLI) for a crucial orientation to board governance. This Institute is a must attend for newly elected or appointed trustees, college presidents, and board staff.

9:00 AM

August 6, 2018 - 9:00 AM to August 8, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Lilly-Asheville is part of the overall Lilly Conference Series. For over 36 years, Lilly Conferences on Evidenced-Based Teaching and Learning have provided opportunities for the presentation of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education.

4:00 PM

August 6, 2018 - 4:00 PM to August 9, 2018 - 1:00 PM
New Location


California Great Teachers Seminar is a high energy, powerful summer retreat that brings faculty together in search of the “great teacher” within themselves. With no experts or keynote speakers, the seminar is based on the principle that faculty are the experts in teaching and learn best from one another.

The Retreat Experience of a Lifetime for Faculty

If you are an educator who seeks to enhance your teaching and ensure greater learning on the part of your students, then this is the perfect seminar for you. Whether you teach full-time or part-time, are a veteran teacher or new to the profession, the California Great Teachers Seminar in Santa Barbara gives you a unique and powerful opportunity to reflect on what great teaching is all about. Join us for a profoundly simple and powerful experience for learning and growth in the art of teaching.

Goals of the Seminar
- to CELEBRATE good teaching.
- to INSPIRE faculty to venture beyond the limits of our own specializations and environments in search of the universals of teaching
- to DISCOVER effective and innovative approaches to teaching and learning
- to STIMULATE the exchange of information and ideas between faculty by bringing them together
- to REFLECT deeply on our own attitudes, methods, and behaviour as teachers in a supportive and engaging environment to RENEW our commitment to student learning and to our profession

Who should attend
All full and part-time faculty, counselors, and librarians.

7:00 AM

August 7, 2018 - 7:00 AM to August 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM
The 2018 SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, August 7-10. The Conference attracts around 250 participants and is planned by SHEEO staff with input from SHEEO members. It highlights the crucial issues and policy considerations states must address to build and sustain excellent systems of higher education. Attendees include SHEEO state agency executives, leaders from national higher education policy organizations, institutions, state and federal government, and vendors. The Conference is open to the public.

11:00 AM

August 7, 2018 - 11:00 AM to August 8, 2018 - 4:00 PM

TREASURER TRAINING: Financial stewardship for a strong local union

This comprehensive training will put you at ease and provide you practical tools to effectively carry out your role and responsibilities as a local union treasurer. It is designed specifically for AFT Treasurers of all levels of experience whose responsibilities include the union’s financial records and reports. Using a hands-on format, accounting experts will share examples of best practices essential in union administration. In addition to financial topics, this course will also cover the strategies and leadership skills necessary to building an effective union with the ability to achieve gains for our members and our students.

More information will be added as it becomes available.