One of the most valuable aspects of being a Collaboratory institution is the opportunity to learn with and from each other. We are excited to announce a series of virtual workshops this Fall, available ONLY to Administrators, to support Collaboratory’s success on their campuses. Our Fall 2022 offerings include:
Collaboratory’s Back to School Update
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 | 2:00-3:00pm EST
School is in session! Join us in August to learn about exciting new developments and resources, and those on the horizon. Come touch base with fellow Collaboratory Administrators (and new institutions!) as we provide updates about upcoming Collaboratory partnerships and features, and the direction of our Community of Practice. Come with questions and goals for the semester, as we chat about ways to implement and leverage Collaboratory this Fall.
Student Perspectives: A Panel
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 | 2:00-3:00pm EST
This Coffee Break is all about students! Come hear from a panel of undergraduate and graduate students working with Collaboratory. Learn from students first-hand about why they are interested in this work, their primary roles and responsibilities as student assistants working with Collaboratory, the challenges and wins they’ve had interacting with faculty and the data, and the advice they would pass on to future students and Collaboratory Administrators.
Collaboratory Summit: Unleashing the Potential of Engagement Data
Monday, October 17 – Thursday, October 20, 2022
In lieu of the regular monthly Coffee Break, join the Collaboratory Community of Practice for a 4-day virtual Summit! In an effort to foster a strong community of practice amongst Collaboratory Administrators and Community Engagement Professionals, the Collaboratory Summit invites all administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community partners to attend a series of webinars and working group sessions designed to assist institutions deepen their use of Collaboratory and learn from each other. This year’s Summit will be held virtually and will consist of the following sessions. Click on the session title to register.
October 17, 2-3:30pm EST: Opening Session: The Engagement Data Imperative – From Access to Action
October 18, 2-4pm EST: Collaboratory Administrator working group session: Big Picture Planning
October 19, 2-4pm EST: Collaboratory Administrator working group session: Setting the Plan in Motion
October 20, 2-3:30pm EST: Summit Closing: Collaboratory Administrator Panel
Collaboratory Data Use
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 | 2:00-3:00pm EST
For the November Coffee Break, we welcome Dr. Emily Janke to share how she is strategically positioning Collaboratory at UNC-Greensboro. Dr. Janke serves as the Director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement, as well as an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at UNC-Greensboro and Collaboratory co-founder. This Coffee Break will focus on one of our favorite Collaboratory topics – data use. Building on Dr. Janke’s expertise and experience championing this work at UNC-Greensboro, this will be a dialogue exchanging different perspectives, ideas, and use cases for Collaboratory data.
Telling the Collaboratory Story
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 | 2:00-3:00pm EST
We are excited to welcome two fantastic Collaboratory Administrators to the December Coffee Break! Dr. Ann Schulte from CSU Chico and Christina Ngo from Arizona State. Both administrators have unique perspectives on how to spread the word about Collaboratory and communicate a unified story to maximize strategic efforts, while celebrating the work of faculty and staff on their respective campuses.
Dr. Ann Schulte is the Director of Civic Engagement at CSU Chico and a Professor of Education. Christina Ngo, serves as the Director of Social Embeddedness in the Office of University Affairs at Arizona State University. Both Ann and Christina are experienced relationship-builders and lead the effort to leverage Collaboratory on their campuses.