Professional Development at FLC

Please reach out if you are looking for resources, would like to schedule a coaching session or consulting session on your departmental trainings, or to create new development and training opportunities.

Melissa Stordeur
Talent Development Specialist
mjstordeur@fortlewis.edu
970-247-6142

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Join us for our upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Lunch & Learn: Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Facilitated by Ericka Kelly, Student Support Specialist from the Accessibility Resource Center

2/8/2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | EBH 130, SOBA conference room

Join us for the Lunch & Learn: Creating an Inclusive Classroom workshop on Wednesday, February 8 from 12-1 p.m. in the Education Business Hall, room 130 (SOBA Conference Room).

In this workshop, we will learn how to create a more inclusive classroom environment and review simple solutions for designing more accessible assignments. 

Please RSVP by 2/3 for the catering order.


Make a Ceramic Planter

Facilitated by Nolan McPherson, Art & Design/K-12 Art Education major

2/15/2023, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Art Hall, room 137

Nolan McPherson, Art & Design/K-12 Art Education major and other faculty and staff to learn how to throw clay on a pottery wheel. Afterwards, you will have an opportunity to create your own ceramic planter. Due to classroom space restrictions, this event is limited to 15 participants. You must attend both sessions of the activity on February 15 and 17 from 5-7 p.m. Please direct questions to Melissa Stordeur at mjstordeur@fortlewis.edu or 970-247-6142.


Lunch & Learn: HomesFund Mortgage Assistance Program

Facilitated by Lisa Bloomquist and Kelsey Deckert

2/16/2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | EBH 130 SOBA conference room

Lisa Bloomquist, Executive Director from HomesFund, and Kelsey Deckert, Housing Strategy & Development Manager, will share information about the HomesFund Mortgage Assistance Program. Learn more about program eligibility and the application process. Attendance is limited to 25 participants due to room space. Please RSVP for the catering order by February 10.


Make a Ceramic Planter Part 2

Facilitated by Nolan McPherson, Art & Design/K-12 Art Education major

2/17/2023, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Art Hall, room 137

Part 2 session to complete your ceramic planter. Nolan McPherson, Art & Design/K-12 Art Education major will provide additional support to finish your ceramic planter in the Art Hall, room 137. You must attend both sessions on February 15 and 17 from 5-7 p.m. to participate in this creative activity. Please direct questions to Melissa Stordeur at mjstordeur@fortlewis.edu or 970-247-6142.


Lunch & Learn: Speaking with Confidence

Facilitated by Jenn Wagnon, Director of TRIO Student Success Center

2/22/2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Reed Library, Dev Space

Speaking in front of others is practically essential in the workplace, and it’s one of the hardest things for some of us to do. Jenn Wagnon, Director of TRIO Student Success Center, will teach us some handy tips for speaking in formal presentations and in meetings. RSVP by 2/17 for catering order. 


Happy Hour: Faculty Mentoring Matches

Facilitated by Dr. Kris Greer, Associate Provost, and Melissa Stordeur, Talent Development Specialist in Human Resources

2/23/2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Student Union, Vallecito Room

Are you a faculty member interested in socializing and exchanging ideas with other colleagues? Join the faculty mentoring program to be paired with a mentor/mentee with common interests. Benefits of participating include networking with tenured and new faculty, learning about others' experiences and expertise, and engaging in fun activities.

Please RSVP by 2/20 for the catering order.


Free Faculty & Staff Yoga Workshop February 2023

Facilitator: Gyana Bandy Gomar, Assistant Director of El Centro and the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

2/24/2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Student Life Center, room 119

Join Gyana Bandy Gomar, Assistant Director of El Centro and the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center, for Free Drop-in Faculty & Staff Yoga in the Student Life Center 119. Yoga mats and equipment are provided or bring your own. Comfortable clothing is recommended.


Top 10 Wellbeing Strategies Workshop

Facilitated by Janeen Haller-Abernethy, LCWS and Director of Colorado State Employee Assistance Program

3/7/2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Virtual

Would you like to learn strategies for healthy habits? Are you participating in the Skyhawk Wellness Challenge?

Whether you are participating in the 10-week team challenge or not, join Janeen Haller-Abernethy, LCSW and Director from the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program, to review 10+ wellbeing strategies and how to blend them into your life. You will find at least one strategy to manage your emotional wellness and general outlook. Attend this live virtual workshop to learn about and practice tried and true wellness techniques. Here is the Zoom link. Please RSVP below for workshop resources!