Professional Development Activities

These meetings focus on enhancing academic skills and occur 6 times per quarter and cover topics related to job searches, management, leadership, research ethics and cultural competence.


 
 

Winter/Spring 2017

Thursdays                       4 - 7 PM       MTF 175                                                                                     

IRACDA Writing Support Group Meeting

Will meet bi-weekly on opposite weeks of IRACDA Professional Development Meetings

Session leader: Eillen Tecle


January 12, 2017     3 - 6 PM               BRF 2A03

Wise Advice on Academic Institutions and NSF vs. NIH funding

Speaker: Larry Brunton, Ph.D. and JoAnn Trejo, Ph.D.


January 26, 2017            3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Rigor and Reproducibility

Guest Speaker: Anita Bandrowski, Ph.D., UC San Diego.

Introduction: Morgan Mouchka 


February 9, 2017          3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Book Club: “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”

Discussion Leaders: Olivia Molinar and Sergio Ita


February 23, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Presentations: John Lapek, Apollo Kacsinta, Sergio Ita and James Hall

Moderator: Anel Lizcano


March 9, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Ethics Refresher

Guest Speakers: Michael Kalichman, Ph.D., Director Research Ethics Program UC San Diego

Introduction: John Lapek


March 23, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Presentations: Dave Gorkin, Angie Hernandez-Carretero, Edwin Paz, and Tony Davis

Moderator: Jeremiah Keyes


April 6, 2017      3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Classroom Management: How to deal with difficult behavior and conflict

Speakers: Stacy Ochoa and Libby Montagne


April 20, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Presentations: Eillen Tecle, Anel Lizcano, Francisco Contijoch, and Brian Leon

Moderator: Angie Hernandez-Carretero


May 4, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Mentoring Workshop: Hidden and Implicit Bias

Guest Speaker: Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, Master Facilitator, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health

Introduction: Jessica Sowa


May 18, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Presentations: Angelica Riestra, Jessica Sowa, and Peter Ramirez

Moderator: Eillen Tecle


June 1, 2017        3 - 5 PM        BRF 2A03

Research Presentations: Morgan Mouchka, Oliva Molinar, and Jeremiah Keyes

Moderator: Brian Leon


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Summer 2017

June 4- June 6, 2017

National IRACDA Conference, Birmingham, Alabama


June 19 - August 11, 2017

IRACDA- City College SURF Program


July - September, 2017

Grant Writing Course, 6-8 weeks for selected 2nd and 3rd year fellows


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