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Winter Faculty Meeting 2016

We are pleased to invite you to the 2016 Smith College School for Social Work Winter Faculty Meeting and related events Thursday, February 4, through Saturday, February 6, 2016.

Moodle training will be offered on Thursday, February 4. Note: Use of Moodle is required by all faculty for viewing syllabi, e-reserves, posting assigments, emailing students, etc.

The Windter Faculty Meeting will be held Friday, February 5, followed by additional sequence meetings (for some sequences) on Saturday, February 6.

RSVP by Friday, January 22, 2016

Please use the RSVP form to let us know if you will be attending the event.

2016 Winter Faculty Meeting


Thursday, February 4

Alumnae Gymnasium

(time TBD)
Basic/Advanced Moodle Training


Friday, February 5

Campus Center Carroll Room and Atrium

*Tentative Agenda

8:00am - 9:00am Welcome and brief orientation for new faculty
8:30am - 9:00am Registration and breakfast
9:00am - 9:10am Framing and Goals for the Day
9:10am - 9:20am Dean's Welcome - Dean Yoshioka
9:20am - 9:40am Introductions
9:40am - 11:45am Constructing Critical Conversations about Race and Racism in the Classroom
11:45am - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45pm - 1:30pm Curriculum Committee (student co-chairs) present Smith Speaks
1:30pm - 1:40pm Break (snacks)
1:40pm - 2:40pm Large Group Discussions
2:40pm - 3:00pm Large Group Debrief
3:00pm - 4:30pm Sequence Meetings
4:30pm - 6:00pm Reception


Saturday, February 6

Sequence Meetings
Note: not all sequences are meeting on Saturday; you will be contacted by your sequence chair if this meeting applies to you.

*Agenda is subject to change; updates will be posted to this page

Travel & Logistics

For information on getting to Northampton, lodgings, and reimbursements, see the Winter Faculty Meeting - Travel & Logistics page.


If you have any questions regarding the Winter Faculty Meeting, please contact Melissa Henry at
or (413) 585-7989.

Updated 12/15/15