Faculty Diversification Meeting - Norco

Deadline to Register/Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is once again holding a Faculty Diversification meeting on Thursday February 28, 2019.

WHERE: Norco College, 2001 Third St.  Norco, CA

WHEN:  February 28, 2019    9:00am to 3:45pm - Please see attached agenda below.

General Session Room:

CSS 217             

Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. - Served in CSS upper launch.

Parking Information: Please print out parking permit below and place in the windshield of your car.

*** Any car without a parking permit will be ticketed.***

Please park in lots D or C.

Please use this link to view the Norco College Map.

See attached map below.

Registration/Cancellation Deadline: February 21, 2019

Cancellation Policy:

No shows or cancellations after the deadline will be billed $25. If you are unable to attend please email events [at] asccc.org before the cancellation deadline. Cancellations must be received in writing.



Presentation Materials


Click here to download the program in Word.

February 28, 2019

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.     Registration and Sign-in

10:00 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.   Welcome & Opening

Mayra Cruz, Area B Representative, Faculty Development Committee Chair ASCCC
Silvester Henderson, At-Large Member, Equity & Diversity Action Committee Chair ASCCC

10:05 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.    Implicit Bias in Faculty Diversification

Mayra Cruz, Area B Representative ASCCC
Dr. Byron Cliff-Breland, Chancellor San Jose Evergreen Community College District

10:50 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.    Break

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.   Equal Employment Opportunities/Legal Requirements

Silvester Henderson, At-Large Representative ASCCC
Laura Schulkind, Partner Liberty, Cassidy & Whitmore Law

11:45 a.m. to  12:15 p.m.    Lunch

12:15 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.    Achieving common ground:  Creating common understanding and expectations

LaTonya Parker, South Representative ASCCC
Nathaniel Donahue, Santa Monica College
Sandy Somo, Glendale College 

12:55 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.      Transition

1:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.      Innovative strategies for hiring faculty of color

Silvester Henderson, At Large Representative ASCCC
LaTonya Parker, South Representative ASCCC
Robin Allyn, Mira Costa College
Khalid White, San Jose City College

1:40 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.       Break

1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.       Mentoring and retaining a diverse faculty

Silvester Henderson, At Large Representative ASCCC
Robin Allyn, Mira Costa College
Sandy Somo, Glendale College
Khalid White, San José City College

2:30 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.      Transition

2:35 p.m. to 3:10 p.m.     Revamping the recruitment process to attract diverse faculty

Mayra Cruz, Area B Representative ASCCC
Michelle Bean, At-Large Representative ASCCC

3:10 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.       Break

3:20 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.      Faculty Diversity Action Plan

Mayra Cruz, Area B Representative ASCCC
Silvester Henderson, At-Large Member ASCCC