The Faculty Summer Institute is not a 'sit and get' training. Instead faculty use the time at Institute to actively participate in demonstrations of culturally responsive teaching, and study their own teaching through completing a series of data analysis activities examining their course equity. As a result of their self-analysis activities, they develop a solid plan based on data to make changes to a course, and study the results of these changes with an ESCALA coach during Fall 2o18.
During the Institute, faculty focus on these questions:
What to Bring
In order to participate fully in these self-reflective assessments, participants should bring to Summer Institute:
Keep Going Beyond the Summer Institute!
How to Earn the Certificate in College Teaching & Learning in HSIs (Fall 2019)
After the Summer Institute, faculty have the option to continue working with an ESCALA faculty coach, and their summer cohort in order to earn the Certificate. All followup is free with the Summer Institute registration fee, so we encourage faculty to take advantage of it!
To earn the Certificate, faculty must:
Beyond the Institute: Cultural Offerings
We end the Institute every day at 4:30 so participants have time to enjoy cultural activities, sightseeing, and get to know their new colleagues.
At the Santa Fe Institute, participants are centrally located to explore the unique cultural heritage of the Rio Grande Valley of northern New Mexico: the famous Chimayo red chile valley, Anasazi cliff dwellings, as well as enjoy Taos and Santa Fe's many cultural attractions and restaurants. Read more about things to do in the Santa Fe/Espanola/Taos area.