Staff and Organizational Development

Professional Development

Fall 2017 New Employee Orientation

Upon completing orientation, new faculty and staff will:
  • demonstrate an understanding of the climate, culture and vision of De Anza College and feel personally aligned with its mission.
  • identify opportunities for future engagement with the campus community and understand both the expectations and the value of their contributions.
  • recognize Professional Development and college resources that will support them through probation and tenure.
New Full-time Faculty and Staff Orientation, September 2017
9:00  9:30 AM New Employee Check-in, Photo, and Breakfast in MLC Atrium
9:30  9:45 AM


9:45  10:15 AM Getting to Know You . . . Conocimiento
10:15  10:30 AM Break
10:30  10:50 AM

Overview of De Anza College  [Jackie Reza]

The College Mission and Institutional Core Competencies; The De Anza Culture; College Structure, Organization, and Governance
10:50  11:15 AM

Who Are Our Students? [Student Panel from VIDA]

11:15 – 11:45 AM

Student Learning Outcomes / Curriculum

11:45 AM12:45

Lunch with the President, De Anza College

12:45  1:45 PM

Senates and Unions

1:45  2:30 PM

Review of the Employee Resource Guide

2:30  2:45 PM Break
2:45 4:15 PM Tenure Review and Academic Calendar & The Six Success Factors
6:00 – 8:30 PM New Employee Dinner at The Cupertino Inn
9:00  9:30 AM New Employee Check-in, Breakfast in MLC Atrium
9:30 10:30 AM Guided Tour of the Campus
10:45 11:45 AM SSRS: Overview and Student Panel
11:45 AM12:15 PM

Professional Development Opportunities

First Year Experience Program for New Faculty


12:15 1:00 PM Lunch with the Vice Presidents and Associate Vice Presidents
1:00  2:15 PM Student Services and Programs  [guest speakers from various departments]
2:15 – 2:30 PM Break
2:30 – 3:00 PM Culturally Responsive Campus & Cultural Humility
3:00  3:30 PM

"Working Successfully with Latino and Black Men in Community Colleges,"

"The World Twitters, De Anza Flutters"

3:30 – 4:00 PM Wrap Up and Orientation Evaluations
11:00–11:15 AM
FHDA Technologies and the Use of MLC-243 Computer Lab
11:15–12:00 PM
Outlook Web Application (OWA) for Calendaring & Email
12:00–12:15 AM
12:15–1:00 PM
FHDA My Portal – to Manage Your Classes
1:00-1:15 PM


Building: Media and Learning Center, room 246
Contact: Mary Kay Englen
Phone: 408.864.8322



Last Updated: 7/24/17