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Welcome to April 2023 Flex 

Morning will be in person with a delicious taco bar lunch; with some online options in the afternoon. We hope to see you there!

Mix and match sessions to meet your professional development needs.

The CTTL will have in-person, multimodal, and online offerings available including TBA.

Click the Flex Agenda tab for schedule and registration info.

We continue to be intentional on the professional development offerings, in supporting efforts on campus to advance student success, equity and social justice. For more information, contact John Ulloa.

All SMCCCD full-time faculty members have a total of 6 days (30 hours) of Flex obligations to complete, while day/evening part-time obligations vary based on semester assignments. Failure to fulfill this obligation may result in a reduction of pay.  

The District Academic Senate issued a memo on Flex Day obligations for 2022-23 with the Flex Day reporting form 22-23.  Faculty should file this form with their dean. Contact CTTL with any questions about flex reporting.  Please see the Collective Bargaining Agreement for further details.

If you are a faculty member unable to participate in any of the planned on-campus Flex Day activities and would like to know about alternatives available to you, discuss your situation and options with your Division Dean. 

SMCCCD provides a flexible calendar for staff development in accordance with California Code of Regulations, Title 5,
Division 6, § 55724*. There are six (6) Flex Days in the 2022-2023 academic calendar:

● Monday and Tuesday, August 15 and 16, 2022, and Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
● Thursday and Friday, January 12 and 13, 2023, and Thursday, April 20, 2023.

Per Title 5, all Flex Day obligations are on “flexible time.” All faculty members are encouraged to attend Opening Day
activities on Monday, August 15, 2022 and other special activities at Skyline College on Tuesday, August 16, 2021. As of 2018,
SMCCCD requires mandatory attendance at two Flex Days for full-time faculty, while the other four Flex Days remain on
flexible time. The mandatory Flex Days for full-time faculty are August 16, 2022 and January 13, 2023.

1. Go to the SMCCCD Employee Portal and login with your SSO credentials:

screenshot of employee portal

2. After you enter your SMCCD credential you will see this page; click the Vision Resource Center tile:

VRC tile

3. Once there, click the Events Calendar Button link to go to the desired date.

4.Click the name of the session and Register by clicking the “Request” button.

Request Button

You have now registered for the session. You will receive an email confirmation from skylinecttl@smccd.edu.

If you experience any issues or need an ADA accommodation, please contact Ricardo Flores (floresr@smccd.edu)

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Office Information

Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning  - CTTL
Building 5, Room 5-118
Email: skylinecttl@smccd.edu
Phone: 650-738-7080

For professional learning/development inquiries contact:
John Ulloa, Professional Development Coordinator


Skyline faculty engaging during a workshop

Students First: Spring Flex Day

Join us for an engaging day of professional learning, partnership & dialogue. The day features a wide variety of experiences ranging from student success, equity, instructional technology, and so much more. Choose sessions that pique your interest and professional development goals.

Morning sessions are mostly in-person with a delicious taco bar lunch.  Afternoon sessions will include mostly online sessions.

Use the register button below to register for all sessions. If you need support or run into any registration issues, please contact the CTTL at .

Register for All Flex Sessions Through the VRCEvaluation

You can JOIN any virtual session by clicking the red JOIN button on the session description.

Breakfast | 8:15am - 9:00am

Morning Sessions 1 - Concurrent | 9:15 am - 12:00pm

Morning Sessions 2 - Concurrent | ONLINE | 11:10am - 12:10pm

Afternoon Sessions - Open To All | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Afternoon Sessions - By Invitation Only | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Jeff Duncan Andrade speaking to adjunct faculty during Adjunct Symposium

Propose a Workshop for Flex Day

Have an idea or some experience to share? To support diverse programming that meets the needs of our campus community, the CTTL is requesting proposals for Flex Day sessions.

Now accepting Flex Day proposals for April 20th, 2023.  

Guidelines for Presenters

Prospective Presenters - The CTTL has adapted the Awareness, Knowledge, and Skills (AKS) framework by Connerley and Pedersen (2005) to develop our own framework of constructing and facilitating workshops/training. 

The adaptation of AKS is as a way to identify if the workshop is building awareness (creating the foundational information about your topic such as definitions, historical timelines/context); relating knowledge (interpreting the research, policies, or other resources related to the topic); as well as implementing skills (applying best practices/strategies). Workshops should either focus on one or all of the adapted AKS framework to build upon the work currently being done within our college and across the district. Using this framework will also further inform the participants of the purpose and outcomes of the workshop. 

Need support with developing a workshop proposal? Have questions or need additional information? Contact John Ulloa.

 Previous Flex Days

Access materials from earlier flex days in the CTTL Faculty Repository, Professional Development section.

Skyline faculty having a conversation during a Flex Day session

Flex Day Archives

CTTL maintains copies of slide decks, handouts, and some video recordings from previous flex days.  You can browse the CTTL Faculty Repository for this information.

PD and Flex Day Repository