This calendar contains CAE departmental events and initiatives ONLY.  
College-wide timelines are available on the College Academic Calendar by viewing the following link  College Academic Calendar

   
   
   
   

Quality Assurance Initiatives / Timeline Activities 

Academic Year Timelines September - June Event Category
End of August Schedule of Cyclical Review Launch Meetings Cyclical Review
Late September – October Progress chart with tentative deadline provided Cyclical Review
Mid-December First Follow-up on Cyclical Review Progress. Two weeks lag time before Chairs are notified about programs behind schedule. Cyclical Review
Early February Second Follow-up on Cyclical Review Progress. Two weeks lag time before Chairs are notified about programs behind schedule. If no response from Chairs in two weeks from notification then VPA notified. Cyclical Review
January to May Meetings for Cyclical Review program Mapping Feedback Cyclical Review
End of April Third Follow-up on Cyclical Review Progress. Two weeks lag time before Chairs are notified about programs behind schedule. Cyclical Review
May – June Final Reports and Action Plans Cyclical Review
Mid-May Confirmation of Cyclical Review Schedule for the next academic year (Chairs meeting and email) Cyclical Review
End of April Begin Annual Review Process Annual Reviews
Mid-June Annual Review Action Plan Submission Annual Reviews

Curriculum Initiatives / Important Timeline Activities

Academic Year Timelines September - June Event Category
End of November Reminder Email about Curriculum Chart Change Submission Deadline Curriculum Chart
January 5th Curriculum Chart Change Submission Deadline Curriculum Chart
Mid-November Winter Course Outline Change Submission Course Outlines
Mid-April Next School Year Outline Rollover Course Outlines
Mid-April Spring Course Outline Change Submission Course Outlines
End of May Fall Course Outline Change Submission Course Outlines

Professional Development, Training Opportunities, Teaching & Learning Initiatives and Timeline Activities

Academic Year Timelines September - June Event Category
August (Early/Middle) CEDP Phase 1 -  Professional Development – Full-Time Faculty Formal Training CEDP
May (Early/Middle) CEDP Phase 2 -  Professional Development – Full-Time Faculty Formal Training CEDP
June (Early/Middle) CEDP Phase 3 -  Professional Development – Full-Time Faculty Formal Training CEDP
     
August (Middle/End) New Full - Time Faculty Orientation - Formal Training Mandatory New Full Time Faculty
Aug/Dec/April (*Repeats) Orientation to Teaching and Learning - Formal Training (Additional sessions may be offered in the first month of the semester) Mandatory Contract Instructors
September Start/*Jan Start (*Repeats) Mentoring Program - Formal required training for new full-time faculty in first year of hire CEDP – Mandatory first year of hire
September Start – Monthly Scholarship Discussions  - (September until June)  (Book Club will be considered as part of Scholarship Discussions) PD – Teaching & Learning
Early September/*Early January (*Repeats) Teaching Circles -  Formally required training for faculty enrolled in CEDP, Available option to Full-Time Faculty CEDP - PD - Teaching & Learning
Early September/*Early April (*Repeats) What Pathway Agreements Do We Have...Then What? Workshop PD
Early September/*End Dec/*Early Jan./*Early May (*Repeats) Blackboard Basics Training PD
Mid September/*Early Jan./*Mid May (*Repeats) Understanding Accommodation Plans Workshop PD
     
Early October Curriculum Chart Change Training Available as needed PD
Early October Solving the Mystery Behind Program Curriculum Mapping PD
Mid October/*End of May (*Repeats) Pre - Requisite/Co - Requisite  - What is all the fuss about?  Workshop PD
Mid October/*End of May (*Repeats) Teamwork - Is there a recipe for success?  Workshop PD
Mid October/*Early Feb/*May (*Repeats) Academic Integrity Workshop PD
End of October/*March Break/*Mid May (*Repeats) Writing Course Learning Outcomes and Embedded Knowledge Skills Statements PD
     
Mid January Understanding the Importance and Application of OQF and Framework for Programs of Instruction PD
Early March Open Education Week - Various Open Education Activities PD
Mid March Internal PD Workshop Series PD
March Quality Assurance Process Benefits and Challenges PD
Mid May Mentorship Workshop PD
May - June Internal PD Workshop Series PD
May - June Assessing Essential Employability Skills PD
May - June Faculty Retreat PD
Early June Annual Reviews Workshop PD